Early childhood through grade 12

Hawthorne Valley Association

Somer Serpe trained as an artist and as a teacher, earning her BFA degree at Parsons School of Design and her Masters in Waldorf Early Childhood Education at Sunbridge College. Somer taught Nursery and Kindergarten at the Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School for 15 years before leading the Parent Child Program at Hawthorne Valley School and Berkshire Waldorf School. Somer’s two daughters are Waldorf Graduates. Somer is the assistant program director and a faculty member at Sound Circle Center for Arts and Anthroposophy and is a Northeast Regional Representative for WECAN. She serves as a mentor for teachers and schools as well as an inspirational coach for parents. She leads workshops and parent education opportunities around the country. Somer enjoys biodynamic gardening, cooking, puppetry, singing, purposeful work with children and creating healing stories for children and parents.