Jan Christopher Goeschel, Ph.D.

Director, Camphill Academy

A trained Waldorf teacher and curative educator, Jan currently serves as Director of the Camphill Academy. He also is a houseparent, former high school teacher and Director of Programs for Camphill Special School’s K-12 program. Jan teaches various courses on general anthroposophy, human development, curative education, philosophical perspectives and professional practice. He holds an MA (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Edinburgh, an MA in Educational Leadership with Pennsylvania teacher certification in special education, and a PhD in Special Education and Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Cologne. He is a member of the International Training Council for Curative Education and Social Therapy and has also taught and served as a consultant in Canada, Mexico, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Thailand and Taiwan.