Fonda has been teaching at the Austin Waldorf School for 13 years. She began as a parent, became an assistant in the kindergarten and then in the handwork program. She completed her Waldorf handwork teacher training at Sunbridge College in New York, in 2001. Currently she teaches handwork to the students in grades four through eight.
Fonda is a parent to a high school student and a recent graduate of the Austin Waldorf School. In her free time, she enjoys spatial dynamics, felting, and spending time with friends and family.