Marisha Plotnik began teaching at the Rudolf Steiner School in 1995. A graduate of the Toronto Waldorf School, she studied physics at university earning her Honours B.Sc. (Physics) and B.Ed. (Physics and Mathematics) degrees in Canada. Marisha completed her Waldorf High School Teacher Training (Mathematics) as part of the lead cohort at the Center for Anthroposophy. In 2008, Marisha won the Klingenstein Fellowship, and completed her M.A. (Private School Leadership) while a fellow at the Klingenstein Center, Teachers College, Columbia University. Marisha was a founding board member of the Center for Contextual Studies, and she currently sits on the board of The Nature Institute. In between teaching math and physics at the Rudolf Steiner School, Marisha has traveled widely across the U.S. to teach, mentor, and consult at other Waldorf Schools.