Jerilyn Cole Burke is an Early Childhood teacher at River Valley Waldorf School with certifications from LifeWays, Hand in Hand Parenting, and The Rudolf Steiner Centre Toronto, as well as completing the Community Supported Postpartum facilitator’s course. She holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Humanities, focusing on Music, Art History, and Communication Arts. She is an avid traveler and has worked with children and families from all over the world. She was an instructor for the LifeWays Fundamentals Course at Kimberton Waldorf School, a guest lecturer for River Valley’s Virtual Lecture Series, and was a group facilitator and co-presenter for The Anthroposophical Society in America’s Applied Anthroposophy course. Her writing has been published in outlets such as Being Human, Whole Family Rhythms, Kindling, and the LifeWays newsletter. She loves that LifeWays emphasizes working with ideas in a living way rather than simply learning them. She lives with her three children and husband along the Delaware River in Eastern Pennsylvania.