About Our Principal
Rosemary Michalowski has been the Principal of Central Coast Steiner School since 2012. Her long-standing commitment to our school has seen it flourish over the past decade.
Rosemary Michalowski began studying primary education in 1983 at Sydney University. After her studies, she completed the Certificate in Rudolf Steiner Education in 1987. Rosemary taught in Steiner Schools in Australia for several years before moving to Germany where she studied at Heidelberg University. She then studied Steiner education and eurythmy for five years at the Institut für Waldorfpädagogik in Witten-Annen and further at the Heileurythmie Ausbildung in Stuttgart. Throughout her studies, Rosemary trained and worked at the anthroposophical (Steiner) hospital in Herdecke.
After teaching in Germany for eight years, Rosemary returned to Australia in 2004. She taught at the Lorien Novalis Steiner School in Sydney and studied to qualify as a secondary teacher at the Notre Dame University in Sydney. In 2008 Rosemary was awarded the University of Notre Dame Ethics Prize.
In 2009, Rosemary relocated to Albury-Wodonga and began teaching with Catholic Education, Wodonga. She was a member of the school leadership team and ran the Gifted and Talented education program at the Catholic College in Wodonga until 2012. She has been a member of the AIS Education Research Council since 2014.
Our school benefits from the rich, solid studies that Rosemary has completed in the field of Steiner Education over many years. Her professional journey is reflective of a genuine dedication to creative, contemporary pedagogy.