Tradition &

Karen Giumenta

Nursery Teacher

Karen Giumenta received her Bachelor of Science degree from Hofstra University and is a graduate of the Sunbridge Institute’s Early Childhood Teacher Training program. She also completed the Waldorf Foundation Studies program through the Winkler Center for Adult Learning.

Karen was the Nursery & Afternoon Care Assistant for many years before transitioning into her current role as lead Nursery Teacher. In addition to her responsibilities as an Early Childhood teacher, Karen is the advisor to the after school gymnastics club for children ages 9-13.

Karen is an avid runner and loves going for early morning runs with her friends before she gets ready to go to school. Her children Joseph ’23 and Francesca ’25 currently attend the Waldorf School of Garden City. Before she joined the School, Karen spent over a decade as the proprietor of a successful Health Food store.

Photograph by Iwonka Piotrowska