Kristie is the Dean of Students and Director of Curriculum Development.
Dr. Kristie Burns, Mh, ND, Ph.D. has an BA in Anthropology and Linguistics from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She holds a masters and doctorate degree in plant biology and Naturopathy. She was trained as an early childhood Waldorf-inspired teacher and as an early-childhood Montessori assistant. Kristie has also attended and taught at numerous Waldorf Education Conferences from 1998 to 2009. Kristie worked as a private tutor from 1989 to 1995 and was an ESL tutor, and photography instructor at the American University in Cairo from 1991-1993. Dr. Burns taught classes and served as the director at a Waldorf-inpired Enrichment School in an International community for four years and at a Waldorf-inspired Enrichment School in Iowa for an additional six years. Kristie Burns has been creating Waldorf-inspired curriculum with a consulting board of professional Waldorf teachers since 1994. Dr. Burns taught at a private Montessori School in 2006. Kristie is also a Certified Wildlife Educator through the ZAA.