Cyndia Ashkar tells the story of the early childhood program at Portland Waldorf School in the style of a fairy tale.
Recorded March 16, 2019 Archived March 16, 2019 05:05 minutes
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DescriptionCyndia Ashkar was born in Albany, Oregon, and after attending 28 (!!) schools as a child, she graduated from Franklin High School in Portland, where she met her husband Ted. She began teaching at Clackamas County Head Start before beginning her 31 year early childhood teaching career at Portland Waldorf School. Cyndia received her Waldorf Early Childhood Teaching Diploma from Sunbridge College in New York, and is a graduate of the Spacial Dynamics Institute. Cyndia is now a licensed Medicare health plan professional and lives on 10 acres in the country. She and Ted have 3 children, 6 grandchildren and love growing biodynamic vegetables with the spring water that bubbles up on their land.