Faculty: Dzvinka Hayda
PreK Lead Teacher (Bluebird Class) & Parent-Child Teacher (Chickadee Class)
Dzvinka Hayda brings a wealth of Waldorf teaching experience to our school. She holds a degree in Waldorf Education from the Waldorf Institute of Mercy College, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Child Development from Madonna University, and a TESOL certificate from Oxford Seminars. Dzvinka has taught Kindergarten at the Waldorf Kinderhaus; early childhood classes, Fifth Grade and Parent and Child Classes at the Detroit Waldorf School; and facilitated the Parent and Child Program at the Oakland Steiner School.
She is the founder of a Waldorf Early Childhood center in Ukraine, regularly lectures internationally on the welfare of children and mentors Waldorf Early Childhood teachers. Her two sons are graduates of the Detroit Waldorf School. Dzvinka is also the author and illustrator of the award-winning book Little Angel's Journey.