Silvia Heller

Señora Heller, a.k.a, Silvia Siller is a writer, poet, Spanish and French professor, and Communications Consultant for translations. Silvia has taught Spanish at Lehman College (CUNY) to Hispanic Heritage Students and also a course in Latin American Poetry. More recently she taught at the Masters School High school. Finalist of the Entreversos contest (2017) in […]


Jacob Gerber

Jacob Gerber has a B.A. in Biology, and a M.A. in Consciousness Studies and Transpersonal Psychology. He is also in his third year of the Waldorf High School Teacher Education Program (WHiSTEP) through the Center for Anthroposophy. He has published scientific work in the field of ecoacoustics, and taken up interdisciplinary study of science and spirituality. […]


Zef Egan

Zef Egan began teaching Biology at Rudolf Steiner School in 2022. Before joining Steiner, Zef worked for environmental nonprofits including the River Project, Waterkeeper Alliance and the Urban Systems Lab as communicator and educator. A born and raised New Yorker, Zef developed a passion for urban ecology in the Environmental Studies program at the New […]


Julia Sergeyeva

Julia teaches at Rudolf Steiner School since 1992. She has a MA in Pedagogy and French Language Teaching since 1972, from the Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages, in Moscow (Russia). Email


Jose Ferreira

Jose Ferreira is the Physical Education teacher for grades 3 through 12, coaches middle school volleyball, track and field, and our Girls Varsity Basketball team. Born in the Bronx and raised in Washington Heights, Jose has been a part of our Steiner Community since 2011, where he has served many roles including Diversity Coordinator, assistant […]


Marisha Plotnik

Marisha Plotnik began teaching at the Rudolf Steiner School in 1995. A graduate of the Toronto Waldorf School, she studied physics at university earning her Honours B.Sc. (Physics) and B.Ed. (Physics and Mathematics) degrees in Canada. Marisha completed her Waldorf High School Teacher Training (Mathematics) as part of the lead cohort at the Center for […]


Katey Dolezal

Ms. Dolezal hails from the choral land of Minnesota, where she grew up playing piano and singing in choirs. She studied Psychology and Music at Macalester College in Saint Paul, MN. After graduation, Ms. Dolezal moved to San Marcos la Laguna, Guatemala to work at Escuela Caracol, a small Waldorf school serving local indigenous Mayan […]


Rallou Hamshaw

Rallou M. Hamshaw ’65 teaches painting and drawing in the Upper School. She is a member of the College of Teachers and has been a member on the Board of Trustees of Rudolf Steiner School . Rallou served as Speaker for the College for six consecutive years earlier in her career at the school. Rallou […]