MSEd in Waldorf Elementary Teacher Education, Sunbridge Institute

BFA in Music, Cornish College of the Arts

Lower/Middle School


Jana Hawley

Sixth Grade Teacher / Music Teacher

Jana taught music and served as a class teacher at the Whidbey Island Waldorf School from 1992 to 2006.  She then joined the GMWS faculty, where she has been a class teacher, and has taught music and singing, music history, and math. She has served as Chair of the Lower School and is co-Chair of the Festival Committee. Jana has been teaching at Sunbridge Institute since 2002, where she also served as director of the Waldorf Elementary Teacher Education Program.

Jana began her professional life as a stage manager and member of a gamelan ensemble, and has brought this interest in both theater and multicultural music to her work.  She heads up the Rose Hall Stage Crew, and helps direct and produce middle school musicals and class plays.