We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.
— Dr. Maria Montessori

Heather Waldorf

Educational Support Assistant

Children's House Program

Ms. Heather moved to Phoenix three years ago to attend the Southwest Institute for Montessori Studies, to live in the “Wild West” and to learn how to Farm in the Desert. Heather attended Thomas Aquinas College, double majoring in Philosophy and Theology with Minors in Math and Science. She holds a master’s degree in Montessori Education from Loyola University, Maryland and an AMI Diploma at the Children’s House level. Heather is also certified in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). This is her second year joining the Creo Community as an Educational Support Assistant. She enjoys hiking and exploring the Sonoran Desert and working the earth. Ms. Heather is also passionate about sharing music; she sings in her church choir and is a talented guitarist.