Our faculty brings a rich background of experience and talent to Nevada Sage Waldorf School. They nurture each child’s capacities for learning while bringing the Waldorf curriculum alive with creativity and deep caring. Every day our faculty members work from their hearts to inspire the minds, hearts, and spirits of each child they serve.

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Susan Strauss

Eurythmy Teacher

Ms. Strauss grew up in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., and moved West to teach high school English and Native Culture for a traveling, academic outdoor school. Through this work and several friendships with Native elders, she developed skill as a professional storyteller, learning to tell Native American Coyote Stories. She speaks a bit of Shahaptin, a Plateau Native language and developed her storytelling by researching in anthropological and linguistic texts.

She has traveled the world performing traditional stories from many cultures including  The Passionate Fact Workshop: Storytelling Science. She has authored original narratives for an exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium and a National Forest Service restoration project. She is the author of three children’s books, The Passionate Fact: Storytelling in Natural History and Cultural Interpretation and six recordings. She holds a B.A. cum laude and a Masters of English from the University of Virginia.  She holds a Eurythmy diploma from Rudolf Steiner College after also studying at Spring Valley.