Events at WECAN Member Schools and Institutes

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  • Waldorf Weekend

    January 24-25, 2019, Sunbridge Institute, Chestnut Ridge, NY.
    Experiential workshop on the foundations and fundamentals of Waldorf Education from early childhood through high school.
    For more information, visit or contact Barbara Vitale at / 845-425-0055 x20.  
  • Next WECAN East Coast Early Childhood Educators Conference

    February 7- 9, 2020 -  Green Meadow Waldorf School, Spring Valley, NY    
    The Art of Educating - Individuality and Community.
    Keynote speaker Lisa Romero
    More information to follow.
  • Next WECAN Pacific Northwest Early Childhood Educators Conference

    February 14-16, 2020 - Cedarwood Waldorf School, Portland, OR
    Understanding the Developmental Unfolding of a Child
    Keynote speaker Dr. Adam Blanning
    More information to follow.
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Gathering

    April 25, 2020, Waldorf School of Princeton, Princeton, NJ 
    The topic is "Pictorial Speech and the Nurturing of Imagination".  Please save the date!  Regional gatherings are a wonderful opportunity for us to meet and share our work.
    For more information, contact Mary Marshal at


    Learn to Change the World
    June 22-26, 2020 - Chicago Waldorf School, Chicago, IL
    The conference is the culmination of the year-long festivities celebrating 100 years of Waldorf education worldwide.
    Keynote speakers Orland Bishop, Monique Marshall, Florian Osswald
    AWSNA, WECAN and APWE invite you and your colleagues to join us in celebrating our past and planning for the future.
    For more information, contact Connie Stokes

Other Events of Interest

  • Working Constitutionally with Children

    September 2019 - Spring 2021 
    PAAM is offering a two-year series of live video webinars. Participation in year one is required in order to participate in year two. The course will be taught by PAAM Education Director Adam Blanning, MD. This webinar course will work through foundational anthroposophic insights into child growth and development through the lens of the constitutional polarities, as presented by Rudolf Steiner. 
    Pre-requisite training is required.
    For more information click here.
  • For Your Health: Three free webinars

    What to do when your child has an earache, November 13, 2019, 8:30-9:30pm EST 
    Finding inner rest in an anxious world, January 15, 2020, 8:30-9:30pm EST 
    Hints for a healthy diet and balanced digestion, March 11, 2020, 8:30-9:30pm EST
    Sessions will be recorded for registrants who are not able to participate in the live sessions.
    co-sponsored by AAMTA and Friends of PAAM
    Open to all! Parents and teachers are welcome! To register click here.
  • Dancing Hands & Frolicking Voices ~ Spring Weekend Retreat 

    March 27-29, 2020 - Star Dance Farm by Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Developmental movement, music and speech providing incarnational support for healthy early childhood as well as Spacial Dynamics® for the presence and well being of the educator, parents, and children. Stand alone retreat or part of a 2-year program.  Zoom in option.
    For more information contact:
  • Dancing Hands & Frolicking Voices ~ Summer Week Long Retreat

    June 28th - July 3rd, 2020   Star Dance Farm by Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Developmental movement, music, and speech providing incarnational support for healthy early childhood.  In the summer week we'll immerse ourselves in Spacial Dynamics®, anthroposophy, and handwork for the presence and well being of the educator, parents, and children. Stand alone retreat or part of a 2-year program.  
    For more information contact:

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