Our Activities

Our activities on behalf of our members and the wider public include:

  • National and regional conferences and workshops for Waldorf early childhood educators
  • Publication of the Gateways newsletter twice each year
  • Publication and distribution of resources through WECAN Books
  • News Updates sent out several times a year by mail and email, with news, upcoming events, announcements, and links to articles and research of interest
  • Research and workshops on the needs of the older child in the kindergarten and the transition to first grade
  • Professional development retreats for early childhood teacher trainers
  • Development and publication of guidelines on mentoring and teacher review
  • Developing on-line resources for member organizations
  • Collaborating with the Association for Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and participation on its Leadership Council
  • Active membership in the International Association for Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education (IASWECE), with two representatives on its Council
  • International conferences for Waldorf early childhood educators
  • Fundraising for the development of early childhood projects throughout the world

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