Faculty & Staff

Karen Nelson - Grade School Chair
(415) 875-7204
knelson@sfwaldorf.org 

Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Allison Carroll - Assistant Teacher Kindergarten 3 
Nichola Clark - Nursery Lead Teacher Elves Cottage
Bronwen David - Assistant Teacher Kindergarten 2
Diane David - Lead Teacher Kindergarten 3 
Dagmar Eisele - Lead Teacher Kindergarten 2
Sachi Gowe - Nursery Assistant Teacher (Elves Cottage)
Susanna Mandel - Nursery After Care Director
Tara Purdy - Assistant Teacher Kindergarten
Julie Sauton - Nursery Assistant Teacher (Elves Corner)
Heidi Schwartzenbach - Nursery Director / Lead Teacher Elves Corner
Yelena Tcheng - Lead Teacher Kindergarten 1

Class Teachers

Mary Barhydt - 1st Grade
Wendy Baschkopf - 2nd Grade
Susan Bolich - 4th Grade
Corinne Fendell - 6th Grade
Karmin Guzder - 5th Grade
Laurence Jaquet - 7th Grade
Coeli Polanski - 1st Grade Assistant
Tamar Resnick - 8th Grade
MinYi Su - 3rd Grade

Grade School Specialty Teachers

Amy Belkora - Gardening
Febe Chacon - Spanish
Natasha Dukhovny - Eurythmy Accompanist
Elena Forrer - Spanish
Justin Ganz - Movement & Games
Ann Grandin - Librarian
Maria Hellend-Hansen - Eurythmy
Stacey Hubbard - Upper Grades Math
Erin Kemp - Handwork
Judith Kutney - Educational Support Coordinator
Deborah LeDean - Handwork Assistant
Monika Leitz - Eurythmy
Lisa Sargent - Music
Rodney Sutton - Woodwork
Astrid Thiersch - Eurythmy
Yi-Hsin Yao - Mandarin

After School Program

Christine Sun
Indiana Hale (Kindergarten)