Connie Vera is a Waldorf alumna of Highland Hall and grew up in Southern California. She has a degree in Journalism and Public Relations and a Minor in Sociology. For more than 14 years, Connie worked with various PR agencies and non-profit organizations before becoming the Administrator for the Waldorf Institute of Southern California (WISC), an AWSNA accredited teacher-training program, which opened a door that inspired her to work more deeply in the educational field. Connie has her Waldorf teacher certification as well as a Masters degree in Teaching. In 2015, Connie and her family moved to Oregon where she enrolled her three children at PWS and worked as the Admissions and Alumni Coordinator in the high school.