Director of Teacher Development
Nancy Kresin-Price has been involved in Waldorf education for over twenty years as a parent, administrator, and teacher. She helped to found the Tamarack Waldorf School in Milwaukee, WI, and served as the school’s administrator for its first three years. She two classes from first through 8th grade at Tamarack and is now deeply engaged in teaching and providing leadership for Tamarack’s young high school. The mother of five distinguished Waldorf children ranging in age from 10 to 26, she is also wife to another dynamic Waldorf class teacher and jazz musician. She completed her doctorate at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the Transformative Studies department. Her study focused on an action research project that trained teachers in techniques to build deeper teacher-student relationships through the mindful and contemplative practice of student observation. Nancy’s published Master’s thesis, entitled Social Sculpture: New Eyes for the World, explores her theory of social artistry and documents her interviews with 17 prominent social artists from around the world in search of a common thread leading them each to a life of service. Nancy earned her BFA in acting from the DePaul/Goodman School of Drama in Chicago, completed her Waldorf certification through the Waldorf Teacher Development Association, Ann Arbor, MI, earned her M.A. at the Barfield School of Sunbridge College, using Goethean methodologies and contemplative practice in academic research, and her Ph.D. from the California Institute for Integral Studies.