Hannah Jackson was raised in a combination of the suburbs of Portland, Oregon and the wide-open spaces of Wyoming and Montana. Hannah has always loved the outdoors and spent her early years riding horses, skiing and snowboarding, and generally spending far too much time outside in the rain, snow, and sunshine.
After high school, Hannah spent some time travelling in South America, and then attending the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where she studied Developmental Psychology. She spent half a year in Missoula, MT continuing her studies before deciding to return to Oregon and make Ashland her home. After working in a preschool, Hannah decided to change her course and begin to focus on education. She enrolled at Southern Oregon University, where she gained a huge amount of knowledge about whole child education and how to incorporate the arts and music into learning. Hannah decided to pursue work in a charter school, and as soon as she discovered Madrone Trail, realized Waldorf education was the path she wanted to take. She has started her certification in Waldorf Education through the Rudolf Steiner College in Sacramento, and feels that this form of education is a joy to discover and explore in new ways every day.
Hannah enjoys reading, painting, drawing, knitting, running, hiking, and rocking out on her ukulele.