Tricia Walker has a BA in Education, a Supplemental Art Credential and holds Teaching Credentials in both California and Washington. She has completed a four year Waldorf Teacher Training program and after teaching many years in the public schools, is in her thirteenth year of teaching at a Waldorf school. She taught at the Seattle Waldorf School, The Waldorf School of Mendocino County, and is presently teaching Fifth Grade here at Summerfield. She has two sons who attend Summerfield. Isaac is in Eighth Grade and Sam is in Seventh Grade. When her children were very young she opened a Waldorf inspired preschool in her home and enjoyed introducing parents to Waldorf education. Her passions are her family, teaching, watercolor painting, and running. She ran her first half marathon in spring of 2011.