Mary Ruud, MLS

Great Lakes Waldorf Institute, Chicago, IL

Mary Ruud has more than 30 years working in Waldorf Education. She has degrees in Eurythmy from Spring Valley Eurythmy School and the Eurythmy School in Nurnberg, Germany. Mary has Masters in Liberal Studies from the 21st Century Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Mary taught for many years at the first public Waldorf School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is on the core faculty of the Great Lakes Teacher Institute and has also taught teachers through Transformational Teaching, Kenthaten Teacher Training, Louisville Kentucky, Lifeways Early Childhood Teacher Training in Milwaukee and Alaska, and Arcturus Teacher Training in Chicago. She has adult grandchildren in the military and in social work. Mary is a certified Therapeutic Horsemanship instructor.