Susan Weber was the Founding Director of Sophia’s Hearth Family Center. She directed and taught in the Waldorf early childhood teacher education program at Sophia’s Hearth as well as at Antioch University. She is recognized internationally as a leading lecturer and writer in the field of Waldorf early childhood education. She has focused upon the illumination shined upon the understanding of the first three years of the child’s life as understood in Waldorf early childhood education, especially in the light of the approach of the Pikler Institute. She has lectured internationally, most recently at the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland and in Spring Valley, NY. She also led a multi-year course on the child in the first three years in Khon Kaen, Thailand, for teachers throughout Southeast Asia.