Educational Support/Childcare

Carini, Lalla (Parent)

Lalla Carini, Extra Lesson - Educational Therapy
1336 - 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122
Phone: (415) 681-0702

Waldorf wisdom helping students with learning differences to develop foundational capacities for literacy.

Ms.Carini offers assessment and intervention in sensory-motor integration, reading, writing and math, using the arts, rhythm and movement for greater integration of feeling, thinking and the will forces. Ms.Carini helps children develop the foundational capacities for literacy in the middle and upper grades. She also works with high school students in reading comprehension, essay writing and organizational skills.

Chernis, Gabrielle (Parent)

Learning Bridge Tutoring Services
2750 36th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94116
Phone: (415) 637-8904

Gabrielle is an educator in private practice specializing in supporting students with learning differences.

A credentialed teacher and reading specialist, Gabrielle is trained in multi-sensory methods for both reading and math. She uses formal and informal assessments to determine students' processing strengths and challenges. Using both therapeutic and research-based methods, students receive intervention based on their individual learning profiles. Gabrielle completed her Waldorf Teacher training and currently works with students grades 3 and older.

Feldt, Michelle (Faculty)

Today's Child Educational Services
Cell: (310)383-7190

Extra Lesson and Tutoring Services

I specializing in enhancing processing skills to establish deeper learning. Bringing math into movement, creating and using games to meet individual learning styles and enhance memory for the tasks in math and language arts is a regular part of each session.

Goldner, Naomi (Parent)

Writing Instructor
354 Chenery Street
San Francisco, CA 94131
Phone: (415) 239-5574

Creative and Academic Writing educational services for all ages. Both private and group classes.

Naomi Goldner, a San Francisco based writer and educator, is passionate about helping students find their unique voice while providing a supportive and rich creative environment. Her classes include writing, reflection, sharing, feedback, mini-lessons on craft, and discussions about the writing process. Students will be given structure for their work, but also much freedom to experiment and pursue their own ideas.

Community Discount: Yes. I am offering lower rates for private and group lessons.

Habegger, Larry (Alumni Parent)

The Prose Doctors
10 Napier Lane
San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 391-7036
Cell: (415) 734-7780

An editors consortium that works with all ages and skill levels to make your writing sing

The Prose Doctors work with writers of all levels and with manuscripts of all lengths, from newspaper essays to book-length narratives. We provide keen judgment, careful attention, and an artful awareness of literary style. Whether it’s a personal essay, magazine feature, your first book or your fifth, The Prose Doctors can help you elevate your manuscript to its fullest potential.

Community Discount: 20% off first project unless it's a full-length book. In that case the discount would be negotiable. Form would be a verbal agreement with the individual.

Harris-Boundy, Liesel (Parent)

San Francisco Public LIbrary
West Portal Branch - SFPL
San Francisco, CA 94127
Phone: (415) 355-5791

Children's Librarian

Malcolm, Heather (Alumni Parent)

Malcolm's Math Mentoring
Dolphin Marina Dock # Five
San Rafael, CA 94901
Phone: (415) 578-2609

Math Tutor focusing on Individual Learning Styles.

Heather Malcolm has tutored grade school students in math focusing on individual learning styles. She worked with a dyslexic student who was awarded the distinction of “Best Improved Math Student” as a junior in high school. Heather has studied David Berg’s math program, Making Math Real® (MMR), a multi-sensory structured program for cognitive development in mathematics.

McCabe, Paula, L.Ac (Alumni Parent)

Silver Bell Nursery
2636 McAllister Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
Cell: (415) 244-3787

Small home-based nursery program where we apply Waldorf methods

Paula is a co-director with Caitlin Connolly. Silver Bell is located in the Richmond district at 2636 McAllister Street. Please contact Paula at or call her at 415-244-3787.

McMillen, Tammy (Alumni Parent)

My City School
199 Museum Way
San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone: (415) 682-9044
Cell: (703) 869-5730

A middle school for dyslexic and other LD students. High support and high expectations.

A new learning community for middle schoolers with LD. Reading and math specialists in the morning precede afternoon experiential learning encompassing science, social studies, arts, drama, and p.e. An integrated social and life skills curriculum provides the students with high support for our high expectations. A unique opportunity in a small educational pod with qualified, experienced and committed teachers.

Noori, Shima (Parent)

San Francisco, CA
Cell: 3104333822

Experienced mathematics, physics, and chemistry tutor with over 10 years of experience and a masters degree in electrical engineering.

Community Discount: Discount available for SFWS community.

Schine, Andy (Parent)

Writing Educator, Tutor, Coach
243 Modoc Place
Pacifica, Ca 94044
Cell: (415) 515-7232

Transforming the writing process. Finding voice.

Supporting students in the areas of writing and/or executive functioning skills is Andy Schine's perfect day at work. A special education credential and years of experience in both the public and private school realm, Andy works with a wide range of learners in writing. She aims to foster self confidence in young writers and free up any style of learner to be independent, curious, and process-oriented in their approach to writing.

Simoes, Lilian (Parent)

Blossom Nursery School
850 Rincon Way
San Rafael, CA
Phone: (415) 521-5119
Cell: (510) 333-1455

Waldorf-inspired program for children ages 15 months to 4 years old.

We are a new program close to China Camp in San Rafael. Blossom Nursery School is a warm hom- like environment that follows the LifeWays Early Childhood program and is inspired by Waldorf education. Children will joy in the practical and meaningful activities. Your child will be nourished with natural foods, hair brushing, calming foot baths, daily outdoor time, a lot of play time and rest for the fullday.

Community Discount: 5% discount.

Steinkemper, Barbara (Parent)

German Teacher
4346 23rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone: (415) 647-7112
Cell: (415) 323-8614

I'm the former German teacher at the grade school and am available for both individual or group tutoring for children and adults. All levels welcome! I strive to provide a language learning environment in which children and adults experience "Sprachvergnügen", the joy of learning the German language and culture.

Wallace, Mark (Parent)

Writing and English Tutor
10 Mateo Street
San Francisco, CA 94131
Cell: 9177496185

Tutoring in essay writing, creative writing, personal history, college essays, English and literature.

As a journalist, my features, profiles, and other narrative writing has been published in the New York Times Magazine, the New Yorker, Harper's, Wired, the weekend Financial Times, and many more, and has been collected in textbooks and taught at the university level. My focus is on helping young writers discover their own unique viewpoint, place value on what they have to say, and understand how to represent themselves effectively on the page.

Community Discount: Community discount happily offered for Waldorf families.