Jeffrey Venho

Jeffrey Venho grew up in Northern New Jersey where his mother taught piano lessons, and his father commuted to NYC each day to work at the NBC studios in Rockefeller Center. In eighth grade, he was thrilled to play his trumpet for the Tonight Show music director and trumpet legend, Doc Severinsen, who gifted one […]


Yoav Liberman

Yoav S. Liberman is a studio furniture artist, a writer, and an educator. His pieces have been featured in many curated exhibitions and in several woodworking books, most recently in Robin  Wood’s CORES Recycled. He’s a regular contributor to Popular Woodworking magazine and a past contributor to American Woodworker and Woodwork Magazines. Yoav has a degree in architecture and later held two competitive residency programs: at The Worcester Center for Crafts in Massachusetts, and the Windgate Foundation Fellowship at Purchase College, New York. Yoav teaches woodworking at the Rudolf Steiner School in […]


Alex Yagupsky

New York native Alex Yagupsky teaches music and mathematics at the Rudolf Steiner School. After studying piano in Europe, he began composition lessons at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he received a B.S. in Mathematics. While working full-time as a systems analyst, he entered the Manhattan School of Music to study under David Noon. His music […]


Jorge Martinez

Class Teacher for the Class of 2028, Jorge joined the faculty of the Rudolf Steiner School in 2013. Prior to his arrival at Rudolf Steiner, Mr. Martinez worked at the Waldorf school of Aravaca in Madrid, and at the Garden City Waldorf School. He has a Masters in Linguistics Applied to the Teaching of Second […]


Jose Ferreira

Jose Ferreira is the Physical Education teacher for grades 3 through 12, coaches middle school volleyball, track and field, and our Girls Varsity Basketball team. Born in the Bronx and raised in Washington Heights, Jose has been a part of our Steiner Community since 2011, where he has served many roles including Diversity Coordinator, assistant […]


Marisha Plotnik

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 […]


Katey Dolezal

Ms. Dolezal hails from the choral land of Minnesota, where she grew up playing piano and singing in choirs. She studied Psychology and Music at Macalester College in Saint Paul, MN. After graduation, Ms. Dolezal moved to San Marcos la Laguna, Guatemala to work at Escuela Caracol, a small Waldorf school serving local indigenous Mayan […]