Grade School Faculty

Carol Toole

Academic Language Therapy and Student Support

Carol Toole – Educational Therapist and Dyslexia Specialist

Carol Toole began teaching kindergarten at the Austin Waldorf School in 1982. Since then she has served AWS as Enrollment Director, Adult Education Coordinator, Parent Educator, and High School Calligraphy teacher. She currently helps coordinate the AWS Student Support Program, oversees the school’s literacy program, and provides Academic Language Therapy, movement therapy, and strategic tutoring to students with learning differences. Her Creative Living with the Young Child parenting series is offered annually to the Austin Community.

She holds a Waldorf Early Childhood Teaching Certificate, a BA in Educational Therapy from Prescott College, along with her training as a Dyslexia Specialist. She is a certified HANDLE® Screener and holds a Level 1 diploma in Spatial Dynamics®. Her interest in calligraphy, poetry, and creative writing add liveliness to her language skills classes. She has two grown children who have attended the Austin Waldorf School.

“I appreciate that my grandchildren think here, that it is a warm and welcoming atmosphere, and that each child is honored for who they are.”