Charlotte earned a BS in Elementary Education from the University of Nebraska, and had various teaching opportunities in that state prior to moving to Baltimore. She served as Office Manager at the Waldorf School of Baltimore for five years beginning in 1979. She then began to study Waldorf Kindergarten Teaching, and earned a Waldorf Teaching Certificate from the Waldorf Kindergarten Teacher Training at Wynstones School in Gloucester, England. She returned to the Waldorf School of Baltimore in 1985 to teach first in the Nursery and then the Kindergarten. She has earned an MS in Waldorf Remedial Teaching from Sunbridge College in Spring Valley, New York, and retains an avid interest in child development and remedial work.