Daphne Trager

Pre-K to 3rd Grade Dance Teacher

My Education and Teaching/Professional Background

I am a graduate of Polytechnic School and Wellesley College. I have studied dance since childhood and started teaching in college. When I started teaching at Walden, I was tasked with founding and creating a Dance program for Pre-K to 6th grades.

Year I Started at Walden

2000

I am a Progressive Educator Because ...

... I love to see how children thrive and learn, benefitting from new advances in education.

What I Love About Walden

I love the first names, the relaxed familial atmosphere, the abundance of specialties, the constant search for excellence.

My Favorite Walden Tradition

The Spring Show

Professional Development

I have received fantastic PD opportunities with the Orff Schulwerk Association and the Music Center of LA County.

My Joy

My grandchildren

Fun Fact About Me

I am a Pasadena native - born at the Huntington Hospital, worked at the Huntington Library for a while. I love visiting art museums and botanical gardens, playing music and painting in watercolors - all in Pasadena. I live in my childhood home.