Charlene was born in Hamilton, New York, and moved around while her father was in the military until they settled in Tucson where she has lived for the last 25 years. Charlene holds an associates degree in Early Childhood Studies from Pima Community College. During her studies at Pima College, Charlene discovered the Tucson Waldorf School and began attending Quail’s Nest parent-child classes with her young son Domonic. Her past professional experience includes time working with toddlers at the Easter Seals Blake Foundation Children’s Achievement Center. She has also supported the TWS early childhood team as a substitute teacher and as our early childhood program cleaner. Her goal is to become a certified Waldorf teacher some day. She greatly values the TWS focus on community and teaching life and social skills through example. Charlene deeply appreciates the warmth and love she feels when around the TWS community.