Teachers talking together

Faculty members at the Berkeley Rose Waldorf School are gifted teachers who have dedicated themselves to working closely with students in and out of the classroom.

Early Childhood Teachers

Lina Makdisi

Rosebud Nursery Lead Teacher

Marigold Nursery Lead Teacher

Jaliah Osha

Sunflower Kindergarten Lead Teacher

Mafe Pulido-Duarte

Dandelion Kindergarten Lead Teacher

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Rosebud Nursery Assistant Teacher

Julia Wild

Marigold Nursery Assistant Teacher

Amy Schuchman

Sunflower Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

Shanti Ahmad

Dandelion Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

Gizeh Muñiz-Vengel

Nursery After School Teacher

Bella Roper

After School Kindergarten Teacher

Parent-Child Teacher

Theresa Catlin

Parent-Child Teacher

Grades Teachers

Sylvia Hurdle

First Grade Teacher

Momo Sakai

Second Grade Teacher

Third Grade Teacher

Fourth/Fifth Grade Teacher

Sixth Grade Teacher

Sean Chiki

Seventh Grade Teacher

Eighth Grade Teacher

Grades Specialty Teachers

Henri Ducharme

Math Teacher

Gr 1 – Gr 3 Movement Teacher
Gr 7 – Gr 8 Latin Teacher

Gr 4 to Gr 8 Sports Teacher

Grace Leven

Middle School Applied Arts and Sciences Teacher

Carlos Cadena
Music & After School Grades Teacher
Bella Roper

Handwork Teacher

Gr 1 & Gr 2 Spanish Teacher

Maria del Mar Damany

Gr3 to Gr 8 Spanish Teacher

Avram Sklare

Gr 8 Woodworking Teacher

Amber Field

Middle School Drumming & Percussion Teacher

Willow Summer

Owner/Farmer & Teacher at Three Springs Farm


School Director

Faculty Chair

Finance Chair

Enrollment Coordinator

Outreach Coordinator

Information Specialist

Board of Directors

Nathan Sendan

Board President

Cecilia Lund

Board Vice President

Linda Banes

Board Treasurer

Board Secretary

Finance Chair

School Director

Faculty Chair

Berkeley Rose seeks a representative community of diversity, welcoming students of any race, religion, ethnic, and financial background. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational or admissions programs and policies. The school is a nonprofit 501(c)(3).

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