Sarah Michel Riffle has over 11 years of experience teaching in Waldorf Early Childhood Education. Upon graduating from Rudolf Steiner College in 2005, she volunteered and worked as an assistant in the Daisy Kindergarten at Cedar Springs Waldorf School. The following year she took a position at Golden Valley Charter School, where she served as the Waldorf Kindergarten Specialist in the Orange Blossom Kindergarten for 9 years. During the years 2015-2017, Sarah returned to school full time, acquiring RIE and LifeWays certifications, as well as a B.S. in Family Studies from CSUS, where she graduated with honors and recognition from the National Council on Family Relations. Currently she is the lead preschool teacher in the Pine Cone class at Live Oak Waldorf School. All three of her children attended and graduated from Waldorf schools. She is excited to engage the role of Student Services Director for the LifeWays, Sacramento training.