As one of our longest-standing association members, Ross has supported the South Shore Waldorf School as a member of the board and as board chair and through many fundraising efforts for over twenty years. The school receives ongoing financial support from the revenues of the Airstream Café, which Ross and Rita Landgraf run solely to raise funds for the school. Ross also continues his support through ongoing work on the Buildings and Grounds Committee and overall
as an elder in our community.
Paula has been involved in Waldorf schools for fourteen years and has served on the board of two schools including SSWS. She loves our school deeply and is committed to being part of its ever strengthening being. She is logical, committed to listening more than talking, and has a good sense of many aspects of school life from being involved in the life of SSWS over the last eight years. She lives in Blockhouse, teaches English in Lunenburg, and has completed the foundations in anthroposophy Foundations Course.
Micah Edelstein lives and works in Halifax. He is the Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society in Canada and is an active anthroposophist in his community. He graduated from the Toronto Waldorf School in 2000 and from Dalhousie University in 2005 with a degree in theatre.
Anne has been a Waldorf supporter for over forty years . She served as a Toronto Waldorf School parent, high school teacher, high school faculty chair, and board chair. She also served as the chair of the Waldorf School Association of Ontario and was a part-time faculty member at the Rudolf Steiner Centre in Ontario. Anne has previously served on the SSWS board as a chair and most recently as board secretary and board liaison for the SSWS Human Resources Committee and the SSWS Outreach Committee. Anne also directs the SSWS Shepherd’s Play and is an active member of the Craft Circle.
Andràs is part-time faculty and PhD scholar in Educational Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University. His research focuses on lifelong, in-depth learning, and critical thinking. Prior to entering the academy, Andràs was a Waldorf teacher for fifteen years, during which time—next to teaching—he undertook various projects within the anthroposophical movement that had impact on curriculum development and leadership frameworks. He sees Steiner’s holistic approach as a means to humanize society and a platform to promote rich learning experiences; critical, clear, imaginative, and flexible thinking; art, excellence, creativity, engagement, and ethics in education.
Katja is the parent of two children at SSWS. Katja’s family members have been Waldorf teachers and students in various schools around the world for several generations. She attended Michael Hall Steiner School in England and the Toronto Waldorf School in Ontario from nursery to Grade 12. She received her master’s degree from Cambridge University in social and political science and her PhD from the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education/University of Toronto. Katja brings a lifetime of experience in how Waldorf schools can serve as centres of social renewal, providing a rich education for all who seek it: students, parents, faculty, and friends. She is a writer.
The Board of Trustees also includes the following faculty members:
MONIKA WILDEMANN and JESSICA CARTER.