WECAN Conferences and Events at Member Schools and Institutes

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  • MEXICO: WALDORF KINDERGARTEN CONFERENCE

    February 1-3, 2019, Escuela Libre Ch'anani/ Rancho Las Canoas Altas, A.C. Erongarícuaro, Michoacán.
    “The manifestation of the elements and elemental beings in nature, and in the early child´s world”.
    For further inormation: rancho@lascanoasaltas.org
  • REGIONAL GATHERING SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND HAWAII

    How to Work with Parents of Today
    February 2, 2019, Waldorf School of Orange County Costa Mesa, CA

    With Ruth Ker
    For more information contact Heike at wecan.heike@gmail.com or caverette@waldorfschool.com.
  • WECAN EARLY CHILDHOOD EAST COAST CONFERENCE 

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    Becoming Human: Early Childhood As A Foundation For A Moral Life
    February 8-10 2019, Spring Valley, NY
    Keynote speaker: Dr. Adam Blanning
    For more information contact conference@waldorfearlychildhood.org or click here.

  • WECAN EARLY CHILDHOOD NORTHWEST CONFERENCE

    In The Spirit Of Liberation: A Collective Examination Of How Race And Racism Affect Us All
    February 15-17 2019, Whidbey Island, WA
    Keynote speaker: Meggan Gill
    Further information will be on the WECAN website soon or you can contact nwconference@waldorfearlychildhood.org 

  • Notable Support for the Developing Child: Music, Mood & Games

    March 2, 2019 - Sophia’s Hearth, Keene, NH
    You will have the opportunity to learn original music, regardless of your previous music experience, and identify ways that you can support the developing child with music, handkerchief, and finger games. Taught by Jane Swain and Morgan Huffling
    For more information or to register click here.

  • WALDORF WEEKEND

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    March 28-30, 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 www.sunbridge.edu or contact Penelope-Myles Voss at info@sunbridge.edu / 845-425-0055 x20.
  • Mid Atlantic Regional Gathering

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    Considering Our Cultural Community and Biases
    April 6, 2019 - Mountaintop Waldorf School, Saugerties
    , NY
    Facilitated by Meggan Gill
    For more information contact Mary Maschal at mmaschal@waldorfsaratoga.org
  • Coordinate Calm: Spacial Dynamics ® Streams to Support the Developing Child

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    April 6,2019 - Sophia’s Hearth, Keene, NH
    A hands-on and discussion workshop about the practical classroom applications for working with etheric streams, part of the human energy system, or the life force body as it is also referred to. Taught by Jane Swain.
    For more information or to register click here.
  • 2020 WALDORF 100 CONFERENCE

    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.
    AWSNA, WECAN and APWE invite you and your colleagues to join us in celebrating our past and planning for the future.

Other Events of Interest

  • Pixie Puppet Workshop

    January 26, 2019 - Marin Waldorf School, San Rafael, CA
    With LifeWays graduate, Barb Kobabe and Retired LifeWays Director, Marianne Alsop
    For more information and to register click here.
  • Introduction to LifeWays, rhythms of the home and the living arts

    February 2, 2019 - Marin Waldorf School, San Rafael, CA
    With Director of Mothering Arts and LifeWays graduate, Kerry Ingram and LifeWays Director, Kate Hammond 
    For more information and to register click here.
  • The Sacred Foundations of Waldorf Early Childhood and Understanding the Issues of Today’s Children

    February 15 - 17, 2019 - White Feather Ranch, Placerville, CA
    A Waldorf Early Childhood Retreat with Nancy Poer, Eileen Sullivan and Dr. Nicki Shorrock
    For information and registration, contact Jessica Efstratic at thelightcauldron@gmail.com
  • Food, Family, Cooking and Eating

    March 2, 2019 - Marin Waldorf School, San Rafael, CA
    How to manage fussy eaters, special diets and cooking for a group with LifeWays graduate, Stacy Ito, who cooks for her family and in a home program.
    For more information and to register click here.
  • Responding to Anxiety at School: Seeking Balance in an Anxious World

    March 15 & 16, 2019 - Emerson Waldorf School, Chapel Hill, NC
    Anxiety is the most frequently diagnosed mental disorder in children, and Waldorf schools are not excepted.
    Explore the roots of this phenomenon and discover how our schools can support the long term well-being of children, youth, and adults with mental health conditions. 
    Keynote presenters include Mary Jo Oresti of the Association for a Healing Education and Dr. Daniel Nelson of the inpatient child psychiatric unit at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
    For more information and registrations click here.
  • Growing Through Conflict

    March 23, 2019 - Marin Waldorf School, San Rafael, CA
    With LifeWays Director, Kate Hammond and Summerfield Waldorf School parent/child teacher, Donna Stusser
    For more information and to register click here.
  • Weekend puppetry workshop

    May 18 - 19, 2019 - Marin Waldorf School, San Rafael, CA
    With Suzanne Down
    For more information and to register click here.
  • Early Childhood: Working to Create Healthy Movement

    July 15-18, 2019 - Rudolf Steiner House, 1923 Geddes Avenue, in Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Circle work, movement journeys, songs, games, and whole-child development. Enriching the Early Childhood environment for developmental growth and sensory nourishment with Betty Jane Enno. Sponsored by the Association for Healing Education (AHE)
    For further information: www.healingeducation.org
    Questions? Contact Connie Helms: registrar@healingeducation.org

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