Core Faculty, Early Childhood Program Director
Laura Cassidy taught in the Early Childhood Department of Prairie Hill Waldorf School in Pewaukee, WI, for 22 years, 8 of those as a lead Kindergarten teacher. She founded the school's WonderGarden Preschool, taught in the Parent-Child Playgroup, assisted in Grade One, and continues to teach calligraphy to sixth graders.
Laura has a B.A. in English Literature, graduated from LifeWays training, and took the 3-Year Gradalis Early Childhood Therapeutic Education Course with Bonnie River, Nancy Blanning, and Laurie Clark. She currently studies Integral
Spiritual Psychology with Robert Sardello, and teaches for LifeWays.
Laura is the mother of three grown Waldorf alumni. She is inspired by fairy tales, her work as a calligraphy artist, and the archetypal artist and healer: Mother Nature.