Tradition &

Stephanie Cleary

Parent-Child Program Teacher

Stephanie Cleary is one of the lead teachers in the Parent and Child Program and is the facilitator of the Simplicity Parenting program as both coach and counselor. She holds an undergraduate degree in Art, as well as Waldorf Early Childhood certification along with a range of professional Waldorf certifications.

Stephanie has served as an assistant in the Nursery and Kindergarten, as well as the Afternoon Early Childhood program. Ms. Cleary’s dynamic leadership has led to the launch of several Parent and Child satellite programs along with our Nature Trail program. She is a member of the Diversity Committee and mentors teachers at Our Sons and Daughters, a Waldorf Initiative in Sag Harbor. Her children Luke ’22 and Soleil ’24 attend the School.

Stephanie is a certified yoga instructor, screen writer and playwright, and has had two Off-Broadway plays produced. She believes that the Waldorf School of Garden City graduates students who are “recognized for their abilities to be self-reliant, socially minded, critical thinkers who are well balanced individuals.”