WECAN Conferences and Events at Member Schools and Institutes

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  • CONTINUING TO DEEPEN OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH PARENT/CHILD WORK

    November 10, 2018 - Sophia's Hearth, Keene, NH
    A one day workshop with Nancy Macalaster. Thru experiential exercises and group discussion we will look to uncover some of the mysteries of parent/child work. Bring your sense of adventure, humor, and play.
    For more information and to register go to:  https://www.sophiashearthteachers.org/weekend-workshops
  • THE ACQUISITION OF WALKING, SPEAKING AND THINKING: BECOMING HUMAN THROUGH THESE FOUNDATIONAL ACTIVITIES

    November 27, 2018 – Highland Hall Waldorf School, Northridge CA
    with Steve Spitalny
    In this course we will consider the processes involved for the young child to develop the most basic human capacities, and address how to support the child throughout early childhood in gaining these crucial capacities. Our focus is the young child from birth through the kindergarten years.
    For more information click here.
  • 2018 TEACHERS CONFERENCE - WALDORF EDUCATION AND THE LIFELONG CULTIVATION OF ECOLOGICAL IDENTITY

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    November 30-December 1, 2018, Sunbridge Institute, Chestnut Ridge, NY
    For early childhood and grades 1-12 educators to develop and share age-appropriate curriculum and approaches that encourage and support a child’s sense of place and interconnectedness with the world. 
    For more information, visit www.sunbridge.edu or contact Penelope-Myles Voss at info@sunbridge.edu / 845-425-0055 x20.
  • TOY MAKING FOR THE YOUNG CHILD

    December 1, 2018 - Sophia's Hearth, Keene, NH
    A one day workshop with Nancy Macalaster. This workshop will offer the opportunity to gain new ideas, learn new skills, and create an object or two to take away.
    For more information and to register go to:  https://www.sophiashearthteachers.org/weekend-workshops
  • MEETING THE NEEDS OF ALL CHILDREN

    December 27-31, 2019 - Sacramento Waldorf School, Fair Oaks, CA
    Teacher, healer and parent development program focused on enhancing our capacities to meet the needs of our children in many settings. 
    For more information click here or contact Katherine Lehman lehman.katherinedu@gmail.com.
    Click here to register
  • SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPING SENSES OF PROPRIOCEPTION AND THE BALANCE IN THE GROWING CHILD

    January 12, 2018 - Sophia's Hearth, Keene, NH
    A one day workshop with with Jane Swain. Through a largely experiential format, we will explore these two foundational senses. 
    For more information and to register go to:  https://www.sophiashearthteachers.org/weekend-workshops
  • DEEPENING YOUR WORK AS AN EFFECTIVE MENTOR AND EVALUATOR

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    January 24-26 and March 28-30, 2019, Sunbridge Institute, Chestnut Ridge, NY
    Two-part seminar led by Louise deForest for those working with early childhood and elementary educators. 
    For more information, visit www.sunbridge.edu or contact Penelope-Myles Voss at info@sunbridge.edu / 845-425-0055 x20.
  • WALDORF WEEKEND

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    January 25-26, 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.
  • WECAN EARLY CHILDHOOD EAST COAST CONFERENCE - BECOMING HUMAN: EARLY CHILDHOOD AS A FOUNDATION FOR A MOREAL LIFE

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    February 8-10 2019, Spring Valley, NY. 
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Adam Blanning
    Registration opens December 7th 2018.
    For more information contact conference@waldorfearlychildhood.org
  • WECAN EARLY CHILDHOOD NORTHWEST CONFERENCE - IN THE SPIRIT OF LIBERATION: A COLLECTIVE EXAMINATION OF HOW RACE AND RACISM AFFECT US ALL

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    February 15-17, Whidbey Island, WA
    Keynote speaker: Meggan Gill
    Further information will be on the WECAN website soon or you can contact nwconference@waldorfearlychildhood.org 
  • 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.
  • 2020 WALDORF 100 CONFERENCE - LEARN TO CHANGE THE WORLD

    June 22-25 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

  • ADDRESSING CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR AND CHALLENGING SITUATIONS THROUGH THE MEDIUM OF STORY

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    November 3 2018 -  Family Connections, Cleveland-Heights, Ohio
    A One Day Workshop with Susan Perrow
    For more information contact Elizabeth Dreyfuss at elizabethdreyfuss@gmail.com
  • BIO-DYNAMIC ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE: TRANSFORMING THE HEART OF AGRICULTURE: SOIL. JUSTICE. REGENERATION.

    November 14-18, 2018 - Portland, OR
    Biodynamic Association
    Learn, discuss, and build community this fall at the 2018 Biodynamic Conference. 80+ inspiring and thought-provoking speakers. Conference Information

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