Rosemary Michalowski began studying primary education in 1983 at Sydney University. After her studies, she completed the Certificate in Rudolf Steiner Education in 1987. She worked for two years as a Kindergarten teacher in the Blue Mountains Steiner School and at the Glebe Rosebud Kindergarten.
Rosemary then moved to Germany where she studied German at Heidelberg University. She studied Steiner education and eurythmy for five years at the Institut für Waldorfpädagogik in Witten-Annen and further at the Heileurythmie Ausbildung in Stuttgart. Throughout her studies, Rosemary trained and worked as a nurse’s aid at the anthroposophical hospital in Herdecke.
Rosemary taught English, Drama and Eurythmy at the Muellheimer Waldorf Schule for eight years. On returning to Australia in 2004, Rosemary taught at the Lorien Novalis Steiner School in Sydney for four years. In this time she studied to qualify as a secondary teacher at the Notre Dame University in Sydney. In 2008 Rosemary was awarded the University of Notre Dame Ethics Prize.
In 2009, Rosemary relocated to Albury-Wodonga and began teaching with Catholic Education, Wodonga. She was Head of Year 8 and ran the Gifted and Talented education program at the Catholic College in Wodonga until 2012.
Since 2012, Rosemary has been the Principal of Central Coast Rudolf Steiner School. She is a member of the AIS Education Research Council. Rosemary is married and has two children. In her free time, she likes to enjoy the beautiful Central Coast surf and play piano.