The Hartsbrook School

Catherine Hopkins, MEd

High School Sustainability and Farm to Table

Catherine graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a BA in history and education and a MEd in counseling and community development. She taught in public schools and at an international school in Leningrad (St Petersburg) Russia. She has a certificate in graduate studies in Waldorf Education from Antioch New England. Catherine has taught at the Hartsbrook School for the past 28 years, taking three classes from grade 1 to 8. She has co-taught with Nicki Robb the 12th grade block, Human Relationship to the Earth: Issues in Sustainability for many years and developed the 11th grade course, Farm to Table. She is the mother of three daughters, two of whom graduated from Hartsbrook’s first and third 8th grades. She is dedicated to connecting young people to the land, whether canoeing the Connecticut or exploring our local food-scape.