Donald Samson has taught both children and adults for over thirty years. He has been teaching the Waldorf curriculum since 1989. He was a grades class teacher for nineteen years. Following that, he taught history, geography and literature in high school. Donald has mentored fellow teachers for many years, and spent the last four years serving as the curriculum director at Juniper Ridge Community School in Grand Junction. Donald is very proud to join Mountain Song Community School to support the teachers and help guide the faculty in using the Waldorf curriculum. When he can steal time out of a week, he writes fantasy novels for young readers that the whole family can enjoy. His fantasy chronicle, The Star Trilogy, was inspired from stories he originally told in his class.