Ms. Archer grew up in Indiana but headed to California for college where she got her Bachelor of Arts with distinction in Psychology from Stanford University. During her years at Stanford she trained at Bing Nursery School focusing her studies on early childhood development. After graduating from Stanford, she worked for 10 years in early childhood education in the San Francisco Bay Area. She also trained in illustration and graphic design at the Academy of Art in San Francisco. After doing web design in Portland, Oregon for two years, she decided to return to teaching by completing her Waldorf Teaching Credential through Rudolf Steiner College in 2000.
Ms. Archer is the teacher who graduated Tucson Waldorf School’s first Grade 8 class (in 2007). She also serves as faculty representative to the board. In her free time she enjoys doing arts and crafts, and contra and swing dancing.