Moriah Peterson, Class Four Teacher


Moriah Peterson grew up in Minnesota surrounded by forests, lakes, and rivers. She is thrilled to be the 4th grade teacher at the Siskiyou School. She found her love for teaching in college when she helped develop a program to educate middle school girls about organic farming and food. After studying English and Women’s Studies at the University of Minnesota, Moriah began assisting at the City of Lakes Waldorf School in Minneapolis. She quickly knew that Waldorf education was special and attended teacher training at Antioch University. Upon completing a Graduate Certificate in Waldorf Education, she was a class teacher for three years at the Urban Prairie Waldorf School in Chicago. Moriah was drawn to Ashland for its community, culture and nature. Some of her passions include Monty, her baby, gardening, football, hiking with her dog, and playing music with her partner, Phil.