Lesa left her legal career to pursue her passion for teaching children -- in fact, she's wanted to be a kindergarten teacher since she was 5 years old! She is passionate about engaging with children in meaningful ways that expand their brain- and social-emotional-development through nature-inspired activities, movement and art. She's inspired by and trained in Waldorf pedagogy, and loves to bring aspects of beauty, goodness, and warmth to expand children's curiosities about the world that surrounds them. Whenever she can, she finds ways to incorporate into her experiences simple ways to build kids' relationships with nature and sustainability, and ultimately with themselves.
Lesa has worked as an after-school program teacher and as a Kindergarten Assistant at local Waldorf schools in SF and Marin. She is CPR and First Aid Certified, and vaccinated against COVID-19.