Mr. Schaefer, Credo's Education Director and English teacher, previously served as Pedagogical Dean of Faculty at the Shining Mountain Waldorf School in Boulder, CO, where he also taught high school humanities and movement. He has a strong background in both teaching and administration in public and Waldorf schools, including over twenty-five years in Waldorf high school. Mr. Schaefer brings experience and expertise in designing and delivering professional development programs for teachers and administrators; developing curricular materials and programs; and coaching teachers and mentors. His degrees and credentials include a BA and teaching credential from the University of California at Santa Cruz, Waldorf Teacher Certification from Rudolf Steiner College, certification as a movement specialist in spacial dynamics, and an MEd in Waldorf Education from Touro University. Mr. Schaefer spent two years as Curriculum Consultant to Credo’s Development Team before becoming Credo’s Education Director in 2011. He is the father of three adult children, former Waldorf students.