Staff: Charis Calender-Suemnick

Enrollment & Outreach Director

Ms. Calender is the Enrollment & Outreach Director at the Detroit Waldorf School. After living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for just under a decade, she returned to her home state in Michigan and discovered the Waldorf training program in Ann Arbor. After a year in the program, she was led to Detroit and accepted the position at DWS. Charis received her Waldorf Elementary Teacher certification in 2013.

Apart from traveling to over 18 countries in the world, Ms. Calender is a trained ballroom dance teacher and taught private piano lessons in Milwaukee for several years. She also worked as a free-lance accountant for small businesses and as an in-home therapist for autistic children. She enjoys yoga, hiking, spending time with family and friends, pottery and music.

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