Chamomile Nusz, Ed.M.
Tomorrow River Community School, Amherst Junction, WI
Chamomile Nusz received her Masters in Education from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point (UWSP). Chamomile attended Evergreen University in Olympia Washington and then the University of Minnesota Twin Cities graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Women Studies with a minor in Dance. She was a founder of the Tomorrow River Community Charter School (TRCCS) in 2012 and serves as the Executive Director. She has authored three Public Waldorf School Charter Contracts for Elementary, Middle and Virtual programing, all instrumentalities of the Tomorrow River School District. She has authored and received two DPI Charter School Planning & Implementation grants and multiple other grants, securing over a million dollars in funding for the Schools. Under her direction the schools have received multiple certifications including the Green and Healthy School’s highest ranking Sugar Maple Status and US Department of Education’s National Green Ribbon Schools Award in 2014. Prior to becoming involved in Waldorf Education she was the Executive Director of a Renewable Energy Cooperative and owner of a Dance Studio. She is also a certified yoga instructor, teaching weekly yoga classes and natural childbirth workshops.
She has worked with UWSP and Transformational Teaching to develop a Public University Waldorf Teacher Training Master’s program. She currently is an administrator and adjunct teacher for the program and working to complete her Waldorf Teacher Certification. Chamomile serves as the Secretary and Treasurer for the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education. She also chairs the Development Committee and supports the planning of the Alliance Annual National Conference. She is working with a team of Waldorf leaders who are developing a cooperative funding program for Waldorf Education through the Rudolf Steiner Foundation. She is also one of the Waldorf leaders participating in the Waldorf Associations Working Group who are supporting the work of bringing the three Waldorf movements together, collaboratively working to move Waldorf Education forward into the next 100 years.