Catherine Averett teaches pre-kindergarten. She grew up in Southern California, earning a BFA in Visual Communication Design from California State University, Long Beach. While in college, she taught English as a Second Language for three years to children in kindergarten through 3rd grade. After graduation, she worked as a Creative Director for a New York-based publishing company for twelve years. In 1994, through her father and family, she learned about Waldorf education and the work of Rudolf Steiner. She came to WSOC as a parent in 2002. She is trained in biodynamic gardening, and graduated from the Waldorf Teacher Training program at Antioch University, New England. She joined the WSOC faculty in 2007.