Lead Teacher • Apple Blossom Class
Ms. Larisa studied music education at Irkutsk College of Music in Russia and Russian language and literature at Irkutsk State University. She holds a BA in language instruction (Russian) and Russian literature and a MA in Russian literature.
Ms. Larisa completed her Waldorf early childhood teacher education program and graduated from the Sunbridge Institute, Spring Valley, New York, in 2014. She has been a Waldorf early childhood teacher at the Ithaca Waldorf School since 2006, teaching kindergarten, nursery, and parent/child classes. She regularly participates in the annual Waldorf early childhood (WECAN) conferences in Spring Valley. She has attended numerous workshops and seminars that focus on specific early childhood education topics, including puppetry and movement. Her interests include travel, dancing, craft curriculum study, and world literature.