Events at WECAN Member Schools and Institutes

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  • Personal and Professional Development 

    June 14-July 31, Sunbridge Institute, Chestnut Ridge, NY
    Sunbridge Summer Series 2020: Live From Home virtual real-time offerings including a free webinar on "The Foundations of Waldorf Education," and a 5-day course on "Collaborative Leadership."
    For information/registration, visit or contact Barbara Vitale at or 845-425-0055 x20.
  • Waldorf Early Childhood Educator Training

    June 28-July 17, 2020 - Sunrise Waldorf School, Duncan, BC, Canada
    Classes are full for summer 2020
    Next intake Summer 2021, current track summer session June 28-July 17
    July session at Sunrise Waldorf School, Duncan, Vancouver Island; fall & spring at the Vancouver Waldorf School in North Vancouver, BC - We have moved to online classes for the time being.
    2 year part time program – 5 weeks each year. 3 weeks in July, 1 week in November and February with additional mentoring, observation and practicums.
    For information/registration, visit

    July 6 - 21, 2020 -  Great Lakes Waldorf Institute, Milwaukee, WI
    Summer Intensive Online
    An Introduction to Waldorf Human Development: Birth to 21
    Essentials of a Waldorf Kindergarten
    For information please contact Sandra at 414-299-3820 or

    July 26 - Aug 14, 2020 - Rudolf Steiner Center,Thornhill, ON, Canada
    First Session of Part-Time EC Program July 26-Aug.14 ONLINE.
    The Rudolf Steiner Centre Toronto Part time Early Childhood Teacher programs start July 26, 2020. Intake for these programs is once every two years and this is the year that a new cohort starts. The Part time EC programs includes birth to seven (two years) and birth to three (one year). RSCT also offers a One-Year Full-time Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher program starting each year in September. If borders are still closed, classes will be livestreamed until they reopen.
    For information please contact EC program director Jan Patterson at or 905-764-0934 or visit: for program details

    Postponed to June 2021 - Chicago Waldorf School, Chicago, IL
    Learn to Change the World - 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.
  • Pathways to a Human Future: The Twelve Senses

    August 6-10, 2020- Threefold Education Foundation, Spring Valley, NY
    To address the trauma and unrest of our time, we must be in authentic relationship to those around us. The care and development of the senses is crucial for the capacity to experience real compassion and to live in service to the world.
    For more information click here or contact: 

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