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    Elementary School & Administrative Offices:

    98 S. Lincoln Street, Keene, NH 03431 603-357-4442


    424 Old Walpole Road, Keene, NH 03431 603-357-8663

    High School:

    146 School Street, Keene, NH 03431 603-903-0064

    Administrative Staff


    School Director, Tari Steinrueck, 603-357-4442 x637

    Tari brings to us twenty-five years of Waldorf experience, beginning with her days as a student at Highland Hall Waldorf high school in the early 1980’s. She went on to earn diplomas in Waldorf Early Childhood Education and Eurythmy, followed by fourteen years at Green Meadow Waldorf School, first as a teacher and then as the School Administrator. Most recently, Tari has spent two years dividing her time between a position at Lukas Community in Temple and as a consultant for Waldorf School administrators.

    Tari also brings to our school community her perspectives and experiences as the parent of three Waldorf-educated children. 



    Development Director: Lisa Mahar, 603-357-4442  x104

    Lisa received her bachelor’s degree with honors from Lesley College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, majoring in elementary education and guidance.  Lisa worked with young people in East Boston and Newton Massachusetts school systems before moving to the Monadnock Region in 1984 where she and her husband spent 10 years establishing a community farm.  Lisa came to MWS to lead the development effort in 1991 and became School Administrator in 1992.  She has since worked closely through every stage of the school’s growth and development.  Lisa is a founding member of the Development and Administrators’ Network, part of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America.  Lisa loves to sing, cook, travel, and spend time with her family.  She has three grown children, all of whom attended Monadnock Waldorf School.  She lives in Keene with her husband Bill Beardslee.

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    Director of Marketing & Outreach: 603-357-4442  


      Enrollment and Outreach Coordinator: Lori York, 603-357-8663

    Operations Manager: Kim Cassin, 603-357-4442 x107

    Kim received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Biology from Keene State College. Prior to coming to Monadnock Waldorf School she worked for 15 years in sales operations.  She lives in Keene, NH with her husband and daughter.  Her hobbies include knitting, reading, and gardening.

    Bookkeeper: Jo-Anne Yardley, 603-357-4442 x103

    Jo-Anne worked at Markem Corporation as a secretary until the birth of her first child and then chose to stay home and raise her family.  After moving to Camp Glen Brook in Marlborough, she became involved and worked part-time while living there for 10 years.  During this time her children began attending Monadnock Waldorf School and she began volunteering in the Main Office which led to a part-time position until June of 1995 when she was hired in her current position as full-time bookkeeper.  Jo-Anne enjoys travelling, maple sugaring, gardening, reading, trips to the seacoast and spending time with her family.  She has two grown daughters and lives in Roxbury with her husband Steve.

    Office Coordinator: Courtney Fugere, 603-357-4442  x101

    Courtney graduated from UMASS-Amherst with a B.S in Accounting.  Right out of college, Courtney worked as a public accounting auditor at Deloitte in Boston for four years.  When her first child arrived in 2001, she became a stay-at-home mom and remained at home until 2013 when she joined MWS.  Both of her children have gone through Monadnock Waldorf School from parent-child through current 7th and 8th grades.  Courtney enjoys reading, photography, volunteering and laughing!

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