Bonnie River, Co-Educational Director
We are thrilled Ms. Bonnie River is returning to Journey School for a third straight year. She will collaborate with Ms. Connolly in the Educational Director position. Ms. River has been teaching for over 30 years in public schools, Montessori schools, and Waldorf schools. In Waldorf schools she taught for ten years in kindergarten and eight years in the higher grades, taking the same class of students through all the grades. She has founded two Waldorf schools, and served as the Director of Educational Programs and Student Services at multiple public charter schools. Ms. River has trained dozens of graduate students in education and currently serves as a Faculty Chair at Rudolph Steiner College. Ms. River has been a keynote speaker at many international educational conferences. Expertise includes organizational, managerial, administrative, as well as pedagogical skills including curriculum design, instruction, and assessment.
Read about Ms. River’s Compassionate Campus™ project.