- Early Childhood Teacher and EC Level Chair
Jackie has been involved with Waldorf Education since 2003, when she and her oldest daughter began attending Parent Child class here at the Chicago Waldorf School. Jackie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with an art minor from Millikin University. She completed her Waldorf training through the Arcturus Rudolf Steiner Education Program and served on its Board of Directors for four years. While completing her training, she began work as an assistant in a mixed-age Kindergarten classroom at CWS. She has been a lead teacher in the Parent Child program as well as an assistant in PC before she began teaching in the Rose Garden in 2011. At home, Jackie stays active with her husband and their four children, all of whom attend CWS in EC, Grade School and now, High School. In her spare moments from teaching and family life, Jackie enjoys reading, baking and handwork.