The Hartsbrook School

Ethan Myers, MA

Ethan holds a bachelor’s degree from Guilford College, where he studied geology and environmental studies, and a master’s in English and American Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He discovered a love for teaching at Columbia University’s Biosphere 2 Center, where he studied western water policy and taught in an interdisciplinary program with the deserts and rivers of the Southwest as the classroom. He also worked as a river guide in Arizona and Utah, specializing in educational and adaptive trips for people with special needs.

Prior to becoming a Waldorf teacher, Ethan taught composition and literature at Clark University, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts, with special study of American literature, postcolonialsm, the environment, and English language acquisition. Ethan lives in Florence with his wife and two children; his oldest attends the forest kindergarten at Hartsbrook.