Siân Owen-Cruise comes to her position as School Administrator with over 25 years of experience in Waldorf Education as a Class teacher and Administrator at the Minnesota Waldorf School, Director of the Waldorf Institute of Southeastern Michigan, teacher education institute, and High School Coordinator here at RSSAA. Prior to her work in Waldorf Education, Siân was a faculty member at the University of Minnesota and she also has experience in the public side of education, working for the Washtenaw Intermediate School District as an Early Childhood Program administrator for five years. She has a BS in Technical Communication, and an MA and Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Argumentation. She is also the parent of an alumnae who graduated from the High School in 2009. Outside of work, Siân is a long distance hiker/runner who enjoys travel with her husband, David, and embroidery.