Cathryn Bump

8th Grade, Handwork

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Cathryn holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a minor in English Literature from Kean College (NJ), and also holds a Waldorf Teacher’s 2-Year Certificate from the Sunbridge Institute. She has more than 25 years of Waldorf teaching experience from Parent/Tot, Nursery/Kindergarten to 8th grade including teaching handwork classes. She trained with Greta Frolich for Handwork. In New York, she had a Waldorf-inspired, home Nursery/Kindergarten program, called Golden Circle Preschool. In addition to teaching, Cathryn has been a Waldorf administrator, board member, and parent volunteer. She also spent 5 years teaching public middle school in Newark, NJ and has 15 years of work experience in business, administration, and rehabilitation in New York City.

Cathryn has studied handwork extensively, and in her spare time runs “Cathryn’s Creations,” through which she offers handwork and Waldorf workshop training for children and adults, and sells handmade dolls. She enjoys reading, animal rescue work, handwork, gardening, spinning wool, weaving, dollmaking, crocheting, knitting, and sewing. Her son attended Waldorf Schools in New York in the early grades.

“I love how my class works to help each other learn, grow and flourish. They meet the world with great enthusiasm and interest.”