Phil Fertey

Education Director


Education Director

Phil is an inspiring, well respected and experienced Waldorf educator and brings years of teaching and school leadership experience from his years of service in Vancouver and Nelson.   In Vancouver he served as faculty chair, college chair, board member, and is known for his teacher mentoring and parent education sessions. Phil was a long time colleague at the Nelson Waldorf School, taking a class of children from grades 3-8, and doing a second year of gr 8 to graduate his daughter’s class.

Phil has taught teacher training classes at the West Coast Institute, as well as summer teacher intensives at the Rudolf Steiner Centre (Ontario). This summer, he will also be working with teachers at the Center for Anthroposophy (New Hampshire). Phil is a writer and member of the editorial advisory board for Renewal Magazine. You may recall seeing his articles on the morning handshake or the morning verse. Before being a teacher, Phil was an advertising copywriter and speechwriter for twelve years.