Shi-Ching has her B.A. in Psychology from National Taiwan University, an M.A. in Educational Psychology and Ph.D in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Wisconsin-Madison. She first heard about Waldorf education in 1994 at an Early Childhood Education conference and over the years eagerly studied Waldorf education and attended Waldorf education workshops. In 2003, she finished her Foundation studies in Taiwan and graduated from the Waldorf teacher education program at the Rudolf Steiner Centre in 2008. Bringing over fourteen years of experience in education as an Associate Professor in Taiwan, Shi-Ching began to work as a nursery assistant and taught Chinese at Waldorf Academy in 2008. In 2010, she completed the HEART (Healing Education and Remedial Training) program and since then has provided educational support work with students from kindergarten to grade eight. Shi-Ching has also been holding workshops and lectures to parents and teachers when she returns to Taiwan. Shi-Ching is the mother of two teenagers and brings much passion, warmth, and creativity to her position.
Ms. Yu is delighted to join Ms. Gerrard in teaching the Grade Five class for the 2020-2021 school year.