Gretchen Ruiter - TEACHER

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Grietje (Gretchen) started working with children in the Netherlands in 2001 and joined the team at New Shoots Matamata in July 2019.

“I find it a privilege to be part of children’s journey through life. Helping them on their way to grow into independent, creative and confident learners. I believe children should get endless opportunities to learn through play and be outside in nature.

Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my children, reading, and being outdoors.

Jen Sievers