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INCARNATIONAL SUPPORT FOR PANDEMIC TIMES

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March 26, 2022, Sophia's Hearth Teacher Education Center Via Zoom
In this course, relevant to the times we are living in, we will explore how pandemic parameters have influenced child development and our family/societal cultures. Practical activities for children, reflective practice for parents and adults, and foundational understanding of the phenomena before us will be taken up in presentation and discussion.
For more information or to register, visit www.sophiashearthteachers.org

WALDORF EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM

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June 12-July 1, 2022, Sunbridge Institute, Chestnut Ridge, NY.
WECAN 2022 Early Childhood Educators Conference
New cohort enrolling in our 25-month low-residency, WECAN-approved teacher training program. Program directors: Nancy Blanning and Leslie Burchell-Fox, MSed. Financial aid available. Option available to apply Sunbridge studies toward earning a SUNY MEd or MALS with Waldorf concentration.
For more information, click here or contact Barbara Vitale at info@sunbridge.edu or 845-425-0055 x20.

INTRODUCTION TO WALDORF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

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June 19-24, 2022, Sunbridge Institute, Chestnut Ridge, NY.
An Immersion in the World of the Waldorf Nursery / Kindergarten, with Lisa Miccio, Meggan Gill, Rie Seo, and Motria Shuhan. Presented virtually over Zoom.
For more information, click here or contact info@sunbridge.edu / 845-425-0055 x20.

SUMMER INTENSIVE BIRTH TO THREE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE AND INTRODUCTION TO THE PIKLER® PEDAGOGICAL APPROACH

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July 16-22, 2022, West Coast Institute, Duncan, Vancouver Island, BC.
Summer Intensive Birth to Three Completion Certificate and Introduction to the Pikler® Pedagogical Approach: Engaging with infants and toddlers through respectful and peaceful care With Pikler® USA President Elsa Chahin, and WCI Faculty and Pikler® USA Scientific co-chair, Dr. Debbie Laurin. For further information and to register, please visit our website if you have questions please contact Ruth Ker ece@westcoastinstitute.org.

ENLIVENING SPEECH

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Starts July 18, 2022 - Whidbey Island, Langley, WA
Sound Circle Speech Training is offering a 13 month pedagogical speech certificate program which also serves as the first step toward a full speech training.
Working with one’s own speaking can be a powerful path of self development.
To a trained ear, the spoken word reveals the inner, wisdom-filled soul life of the speaker. Speech carries a spiritual potency that moves both the speaker and the listener. When our speech becomes a blessing, we too are blessed.
For more information click here.

INTRODUCTION TO WALDORF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

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July 24-29, 2022, Sunbridge Institute, Chestnut Ridge, NY.
An Immersion in the World of the Waldorf Nursery / Kindergarten, with Lisa Miccio, Meggan Gill, and Motria Shuhan. Presented in-person.
For more information, click here or contact Barbara Vitale at info@sunbridge.edu or 845-425-0055 x20.

WALDORF BIRTH TO THREE EDUCATOR TRAINING

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New cohort begins summer 2023, West Coast Institute, Duncan, Vancouver Island, BC.
This is a 14 month, birth to three focused option of the part-time Early Childhood Program. It runs for eight weeks over 14 months, comprised of three weeks in two summers (July) and a week in November and February of the first year. Summer sessions are held in Duncan, Vancouver Island; fall and spring sessions are held in North Vancouver, BC. For further information and to apply, please visit our website; if you have questions please contact Ruth Ker ece@westcoastinstitute.org.

WALDORF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR TRAINING

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New cohort begins summer 2023, West Coast Institute, Duncan, Vancouver Island, BC.
This is a part-time program of 5 weeks per year over 2 years comprised of 3 weeks in July and a week in November and February each successive year. Summer sessions are held in Duncan, Vancouver Island; fall and spring sessions are held in North Vancouver, BC. For further information and to apply, please visit our website; if you have questions please contact Ruth Ker ece@westcoastinstitute.org.

Other Events of Interest

BIRTH TO THREE CONFERENCE - “I FEEL GOOD IN YOUR EYES”

Dignity of the Child

June 15-18, 2022, Goetheanum, Dornach, Switzerland
WECAN 2022 Early Childhood Educators Conference 
For more information click here.

World Association of Puppetry and Storytelling Arts Summer Conference

July 28 - 31 Live at Hawthorne Valley, Harlemville N.Y. or streaming virtually to the comfort of your home.
WISDOM, WONDER, AND ENCHANTMENT ~ featuring a festival of puppet performances, workshops, and keynote presentations! For more information contact Stephanie@adminservice.com

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