Hellene Brodsky Blake, M.A., Faculty Representative

Journey School, Aliso Viejo, CA

Miss Hellene, currently a Kindergarten teacher at Journey School in Aliso Viejo, CA, has over 25 years of teaching experience. She has taught parent-tot classes through college graduate level classes. Throughout her career, she has learned to cultivate joy, love, and reverence in her classroom like seeds in a garden. Hellene is a life-long learner who possesses a BS in Psychology, MA/ABD in Clinical Psychology, MA in Waldorf Education, Waldorf Certification, California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, and a School Psychologist Credential. She taught at Rudolf Steiner College, led many workshops across the state, and is a mentor teacher. Prior to teaching, she was a District School Psychologist in Carlsbad, CA for 13 years. She was drawn to teaching and Waldorf Education when her first of three daughters’ was born. She has homeschooled her own children as well as others, was a co-founder of a private Waldorf School (Sanderling School in Carlsbad, CA) and now strives through the Charter movement to bring Waldorf education to all children.