Faculty: Arlene Cornier
Grades Pedagogical Chair
Arlene first came to the Detroit Waldorf School in 2001 as a parent. Initially, she was drawn to the rich curriculum but later became inspired by Waldorf education as a global movement for social renewal.
While completing her Waldorf teacher training at the Waldorf Institute of Southeastern Michigan, she worked at DWS as Aftercare Coordinator, Substitute Coordinator and Substitute Teacher. She successfully completed her Waldorf teacher certification in 2010 and the same year began her journey with her first grade class.
Arlene has also worked with pre-adjudicated youth at the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility. She attended Wayne State University and graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Sociology.