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    Elementary School & Administrative Offices:

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

    Nursery-Kindergarten:

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

    High School:

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

    Administration

     

    School Director, Tari Steinrueck, 603-357-4442 x637 tsteinrueck@monadnockwaldorfschool.org 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. 

     

       

    Enrollment and Outreach Coordinator: Lori York, 603-357-4442 lyork@monadnockwaldorfschool.org  Lori graduated from the University of Bridgeport with a B.A. in Communications with a focus on Advertising. She worked for the New Hampshire Job Training Council and for various other nonprofits and businesses before moving with her husband to Ottawa, Ontario, in 2000. It was there that she entered the world of Waldorf education through participating in the Parent & Child program of the Parsifal Waldorf School. Later she was a parent and volunteer at the Lake Champlain Waldorf School in Burlington, VT, and has been active with the Monadnock Waldorf School since arriving in Keene in 2008. For over 20 years Lori has been creating artwork and her paintings have been displayed in galleries in San Francisco, New York and Ottawa. In her free time she is a Hospice volunteer, enjoys reading, knitting, kayaking and spending time with friends and family.  She lives in Keene with her husband and two daughters who are now in first and eighth grade at MWS.

    Director of Marketing & Outreach: 603-357-4442 jjenkins@monadnockwaldorfschool.org  Jody is our new Director of Marketing and Outreach, and because of the richness and depth of his life experience, Jody will also teach 10th grade Civil Liberties and 9th grade US Government, as well as our Model UN elective. With a BA in Journalism and History and minors in French and English from the UNC, Jody has extensive experience as a producer, director, filmmaker, writer, and editor for public television and media agencies. He worked in this capacity in Europe for France 24; Irish Entrepreneur Magazine; and as European Correspondent. He has been awarded several grants and fellowships, including a Scripps Fellowship from the Center of Environmental Journalism, an International Peace Research Grant, and a Mountain Forum for Peace grant. His documentary film American Jihadist won best documentary at the 2010 Slamdance Film Festival. Jody will move to Keene from Savannah, GA, in order to be closer to his twin children who attend Smith and Marlboro Colleges.

    Operations Manager: Kim Cassin, 603-357-4442 x107 kcassin@monadnockwaldorfschool.org 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.

    Development Director: Lisa Mahar, 603-357-4442  x104 lmahar@monadnockwaldorfschool.org 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.

    Bookkeeper: Jo-Anne Yardley, 603-357-4442 x103 jyardley@monadnockwaldorfschool.org  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.

    High School Office Coordinator: Carol Renzelman,  603-903- 0064 crenzelman@monadnockwaldorfschool.org Bachelor of Music, Manhattan School of Music, MS Ed, Hofstra University. Carol joined the MWS administrative team after a fifteen-year career in public elementary school education—during which she taught on Long Island, in Massachusetts, and in New Hampshire—and another fifteen years of part-time self-employment combined with full-time parenthood. While raising her family, Carol continued to teach on a private basis while handling the administrative tasks for her husband’s forestry business and launching her own custom writing services business. Carol’s love for Monadnock Waldorf School and her dedication to volunteer work there led her to a position of Administrative Support at MWS’s Nursery-Kindergarten office and, more currently, to managing the MWHS office. Carol has one high-school-aged daughter and three grown stepchildren.

    Elementary Office Coordinator: Courtney Fugere, 603-357-4442  x101 cfugere@monadnockwaldorfschool.org 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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