Dave Alsop has a B.A. in Psychology from California State University at Sacramento. In 1974, upon completion of the Waldorf Teacher Training program at Emerson College in England, he began his Waldorf career as a class teacher at the Sacramento Waldorf School. In 1988 he became Development Director of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA). Shortly thereafter, in 1990, Dave became the Chairman of AWSNA (the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America), and he served in that capacity for eleven years. In 2002, he joined the Rudolf Steiner Foundation as its Director of Community Relations and Business Development. He joined the staff at San Francisco Waldorf School in May of 2004 as Development Director, and was named Head of Administration in 2008. He was deeply inspired at Emerson College to take up social and organizational issues. In addition to working on many administrative duties, Dave teaches the Threefold Nature of Social Life and Philosophy of Freedom. He is Third Year Project Mentor.