Faculty and staff
Early childhood teachers
Yifat Leibner (2015 to present) - Nursery Teacher
Yifat was born and grew up on a Kibbutz in Israel. After two years of National Service, she studied Special Education and received her B.Ed from the University of Tel Aviv. She became interested in Waldorf Education through her elder brothers and came to Sunbridge College where she completed Foundation Studies and the Early Childhood Program. She is also a Graduate of The Spacial Dynamics Program. After moving to Princeton, NJ with her family, Yifat worked both within the Waldorf school setting and out of her home, where she ran both Nursery and Parent Child Programs for over a decade.
Amy Kleine (2004 to present) – Kindergarten Teacher, Early Childhood Chair
Amy grew up in Massachusetts and received a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is a graduate of the Waldorf Teacher Training Program at Antioch University New England. Prior to becoming the lead Sunflower Kindergarten teacher in 2006, she worked for several years in the nursery and kindergartens at Pine Hill as an assistant. Amy has three children, two of whom attend Pine Hill and one of whom is a Pine Hill graduate. Amy enjoys sharing her love of the outdoors, movement, story, song and crafts with the children!