Beth Simpson has been teaching at Bright Water School since 2004, originally as a Spanish teacher. From 2006-2008, Ms. Simpson led Bright Water School’s middle school Spanish Program and the Language Arts program. In 2008, she became a class teacher, taking her first class from Grade Six through Grade Eight. Ms. Simpson joined the Class of 2015 in fifth grade through their graduation last spring. Ms. Simpson has a Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics from the University of Texas at Austin and has been a teacher to native and non-native speakers. She completed the Waldorf Teacher Training at Sound Circle Training Institute in 2007. Ms. Simpson is the mother of two children.