Events at WECAN Member Schools and Institutes

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  • 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


    June 26-28, 2020, Sunbridge Institute, Chestnut Ridge, NY.
    Developmental Insights and Practices for Working With Infants and Toddlers, with Anna Ruth Myers of The Nurtured Child
    For more information, click here or contact / 845-425-0055 x20.    

    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


    June 14-19, 2020, Sunbridge Institute, Chestnut Ridge, NY.
    An Immersion in the World of the Waldorf Nursery / Kindergarten, with Lisa Miccio of The Waldorf School of Garden City
    For more information, click here or contact / 845-425-0055 x20.  
  • Teacher Education

    June 15-July 3, Sunbridge Institute, Chestnut Ridge, NY
    Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher Education. New cohort enrolling in low-residency program open to both pre-service and in-service early childhood educators. Financial aid available/MEd option. Program Directors: Nancy Blanning and Leslie Burchell-Fox, MSEd.
    For information/application, visit or contact Barbara Vitale or 845-425-0055 x20
  • Personal and Professional Development 

    June 14-July 31, Sunbridge Institute, Chestnut Ridge, NY
    Sunbridge Summer Series courses and workshops, including "Introduction to Waldorf Early Childhood Education," "Exploring the World of Birth to Three", "Waldorf Weekend," "Collaborative Leadership," and more.
    For information/registration, visit or contact Barbara Vitale at or 845-425-0055 x20.

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

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 28 - July 3, 2020   Star Dance Farm, 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:
  • 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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