Faculty & Administration

Bright Water Waldorf School Faculty & Administration

Bright Water Waldorf School has an experienced and committed faculty from a variety of backgrounds. All class teachers are Waldorf-trained – and all faculty are dedicated to their development as educators. The faculty and administration of Bright Water Waldorf School endeavor to work together in a spirit of cooperation and collaboration, both with each other and with the parents of their students. These committed partnerships help meet each child’s educational, developmental, and social needs.

Early Childhood Faculty

Zoe Ryan: Lily Pond Kindergarten Lead Teacher
Carolyn McRae: Woodland Kindergarten Lead Teacher
Benjamin Schmechel: Woodland Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Maggie Geare: Lily Pond Assistant Teacher
Sophie Scheller: Kindergarten Afternoon Assistant 
Robin Laskowski: Honeybees Preschool Lead Teacher
Milana Norbut : Sandpiper Preschool Teacher
Dina Trapalis: Honeybees Preschool Assistant Teacher

Grade School Faculty Subject Teachers

Hiromi Yonemoto: Japanese
Luis Allende: Spanish
David Axelrod: Math
Mary Welch: Educational Support Coordinator
Trish Bondurant: Woodwork
Darlene Rall: Reading Specialist
Anke Greer: Handwork
Bryan McGriff: Movement Educator & Athletic Director
Melissa McCall: Eurythmist
Susan Bloomfield: Eurythmy Accompanist
Susan Koelle: Strings
Bob Gale: Band

Administration Extended Day

Jacob Slingland

Rachel Bull