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Meet the Staff at City of Lakes Waldorf School

At City of Lakes Waldorf School, teaching is considered an art—one that requires talent, training, sensitivity and passion.

We’re fortunate to have a strong staff of educators, each and every one of whom is dedicated to understanding your child and nurturing their development.


Grades Teachers

Eighth Grade Teacher Angela Voves

Angela Voves

Eighth Grade Teacher

About the Grade 8 Curriculum

Seventh Grade Teacher Michael Roth

Michael Roth

Seventh Grade Teacher

About the Grade 7 Curriculum

Sixth Grade Teacher John Miller

John Miller

Sixth Grade Teacher

About the Grade 6 Curriculum


Fifth Grade Teacher Jennifer Holt

Jennifer Holt

Fifth Grade Teacher

About the Grade 5 Curriculum

Fourth Grade Teacher Darcie Steeves

Darcie Steeves

Fourth Grade Teacher

About the Grade 4 Curriculum

Third Grade Teacher Annikki Bloomquist

Annikki Bloomquist

Third Grade Teacher

About the Grade 3 Curriculum


Second Grade Teacher Peter Lawton

Peter Lawton

Second Grade Teacher

About the Grade 2 Curriculum

First Grade Teacher Coua Vang

Coua Vang

First Grade Teacher

About the Grade 1 Curriculum


Early Childhood Teachers

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher Nova Allen

Nova Allen

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Allyson Amis Early Childhood Assistant

Allyson Amis

Preschool Assistant Teacher
Early Childhood Assistant Teacher Kessa Andrews

Kessa Andrews

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher
Toddler Teacher April Bullock

April Bullock

Toddler Teacher

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Nursery Assistant Teacher Estephanie Cuevas

Estephanie Cuevas

Nursery Assistant Teacher
Kindergarten Assistant Teacher Lauren Dahl

Lauren Dahl

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Preschool Assistant Teacher Sue Ivers

Sue Ivers

Preschool Assistant Teacher

Kindergarten Teacher Jessi Lisell

Jessi Lisell

Kindergarten Teacher
Toddler Assistant Teacher Alisha Litman-Zelle

Alisha Litman-Zelle

Toddler Assistant Teacher
Toddler Teacher Madigan Litwin

Madigan Litwin

Toddler Teacher
Kindergarten Assistant Teacher Zac Meer

Zac Meer

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

Preschool Sarah Rose Miller

Sarah Rose Miller

Preschool Teacher
Kindergarten Teacher Peng Liu Nelson

Peng Liu Nelson

Kindergarten Teacher
Kindergarten Teacher Elena Orsak

Elena Orsak

Kindergarten Teacher
Nursery Assistant Teacher Sophia Pellizzer

Sophia Pellizzer

Nursery Assistant Teacher

Toddler Assistant Teacher Kelsey Peterson

Kelsey Peterson

Toddler Assistant Teacher
Preschool Teacher Anna Ridgeway

Anna Ridgeway

Preschool Teacher
Kindergarten Teacher Carlos Rodriguez-Medina

Carlos Rodriguez

Kindergarten Teacher
Toddler Assistant Teacher Parvati Scatena

Parvati Scatena

Toddler Assistant Teacher

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher Alyson Schiller Olson

Alyson Schiller Olson

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Kindergarten Assistant Teacher Lydia Tantiviramanond

Lydia Tantiviramanond

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Cyntia Wolburg Preschool Assistant Teacher

Cyntia Wolburg

Preschool Assistant Teacher

Subject Teachers and Teaching Assistants

Educational Support Teacher Neela Bettaglio

Neela Bettaglio

Educational Support Teacher
Grades Assistant Susan Buckley

Susan Buckley

Math Support
Science Support Tim Buckley

Tim Buckley

Science Support
Movement and Circus Arts Teacher Jason Burnstein

Jason Burnstein

Movement and Circus Arts Teacher

Grades Assistant Teacher Ramon Cordes

Ramon Cordes

Grades Assistant Teacher
Grades Assistant Teacher Allison Gerrick

Allison Gerrick

Grades Assistant Teacher
Grades 1-8 Assistant Brad Kampf

Brad Kampf

Grades Assistant Teacher
Art and Woodwork Teacher Kevin Kane

Kevin Kane

Art and Woodwork Teacher

Handwork Teacher Elizabeth Kelley

Elizabeth Kelley

Handwork Teacher
Loring Campus Chef Cory Mahlke

Cory Mahlke

Loring Campus Chef
Grades Assistant Teacher Avigail Manneberg

Avigail Manneberg

Grades Assistant Teacher
Grades Assistant Teacher Ann Meany

Ann Meany

Grades Assistant Teacher

Rebecca Merblum Ensemble Teacher

Rebecca Merblum

Ensemble Teacher
Educational Support Teacher Kerry Miller

Kerry Miller

Educational Support Coordinator
Grades Assistant Teacher Karisa Nigon

Karisa Nigon

Grades Assistant Teacher
Music Teacher Carlisle Evans Peck

Carlisle Evans Peck

Music Teacher

Karina Velardi Spanish Teacher

Karina Velardi

Spanish Teacher
Faith Ann Voigtlander Grades Assistant Teacher

Faith Ann Voigtlander

Grades Assistant Teacher

Administration

Admissions Director Soni Albright

Soni Albright

Admissions Director
Loring Campus Office Coordinator Rebecca Benstead

Rebecca Benstead

Loring Campus Office Coordinator
School Nurse Julia Bottkol

Julia Bottkol

School Nurse and COVID-19 Program Coordinator
Front Desk Coordinator Jen Buck

Jen Buck

Front Desk Coordinator

Facilities Manager Stephen Buck

Stephen Buck

Facilities Manager
Librarian Sally Dale

Sally Dale

Librarian
DEI Coordinator Jeanne Dorado

Jeanne Dorado

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator
School Store Coordinator Corinne Gill

Corinne Gill

School Store Coordinator

Faculty Chair Johanna Garcia

Johanna Garcia

Faculty Chair
Administrative Assistant Dana Guarin

Dana Guarin

Administrative Assistant
Business Manager Mary Maliczewski

Mary Maliszewski

Business Manager
Front Desk Coordinator Megan Navarro

Megan Navarro

Front Desk Coordinator

Marketing and Communications Coordinator Kitty O'Brien

Kitty O’Brien

Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Development Director Anne O'Connor

Anne O’Connor

Development Director
Marti Stewart

Marti Stewart

Administrative Director