Natalia Calle Eckerson
Natalia is a native Spanish speaker from South America and has been working with children and youth for over fifteen years. She received a BA in Journalism and Communications from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin, Colombia. She was first introduced to the Waldorf-Steiner philosophy through nature hikes lead by her father in her home country. Later, she moved to San Francisco, California where she lived for ten years, and received her Master’s Degree in Education from San Francisco State University with a special interest on Bilingual Cross-cultural Language and Natural Learning. She taught in a Spanish Immersion Pre-school Co-Op centered on Waldorf/Reggio Emilia approaches as a Lead teacher in Seattle, WA. Natalia and her family moved to Weaverville, NC at the beginning of 2015. She loves hiking, gardening, traveling and listening music.