Sharon Barkhouser earned a BS in Developmental Psychology at Towson University, Magna Cum Laude. She has Waldorf Class Teacher Certification from the NOVA Institute in Bethesda, MD, Foundations Studies Certification from the Center for Anthroposophy in Keene, NH, and Orton-Gillingham Certification from IMSE in MI.
After 15 years as an IT professional at Johns Hopkins University, Sharon left to stay home with her first child. During this time she helped establish and lead community groups in areas of attachment parenting, natural living, alternative scouting, faith-based parenting and Waldorf homeschooling. Her oldest two children have both graduated from the Waldorf School of Baltimore.