The Waldorf Chronicles: A Waldorf100 Initiative

Public Community Moderated Schools and Classrooms

Interviews

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Rebuilding after a hurricane

Interview with Larisa and Gustavo from Escuela Micael

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CONNIE VERA SHARES HER PERSPECTIVE ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF EQUITY AND INCLUSION IN WALDORF EDUCATION AS BOTH AN ALUMNA AND ADMIN STAFF.

Connie Vera is a Waldorf alumna of Highland Hall and grew up in Southern California. She has a degree in Journalism and Public Relations and a Minor in Sociology. For more than 14 years, Connie worked with various PR agencies...

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Denis Fitts talks about the founding of the Portland Waldorf School as well as his wish for the next 100 years of Waldorf education.

Denis Fitts was the founding teacher at Portland Waldorf School in 1982 when he was 22 years old. He taught kindergarten for the first two years and then took a grades class through sixth grade before moving back to Sacramento....

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Waldorf 100 with Emma Upton

An interview with senior Emma Upton of High Mowing School in Wilton, NH in celebration of Waldorf 100

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"I saw an educational need for a developmental understanding of the child."

Tricia DuSaint, a pioneer of Waldorf Education in Wisconsin speaks about her involvement in founding a Waldorf school and growing the movement.

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Founding of New Amsterdam School

Chris Huson explains how and why he founded New Amsterdam School and offers insights into what it takes to start a school.

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The Life of it All: Kate Knuth shares her experience at Tamarack Waldorf School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Kate Knuth, High School Administrative Coordinator and Humanities Faculty, describes her path to Waldorf education and its development in Milwaukee.

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Interview with Elan Leibner, Pedagogical Section Chair

In describing the challenge of teaching, Elan shared, “As I’m planning out my resignation and my shameful ride back to my house two girls come to me. And they’re holding a bouquet of wildflowers that they had gathered and they...

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Conversation with Torin Finser

Something happened that went beyond in her support that came through her attentiveness... and her eagerness for us to do what she could not do... For me that's always stood as the motto for a Waldorf class teacher. To help...

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"Inspired vision and unstoppable enthusiasm: the two key factors to founding a Waldorf school." ~ Connie Stokes, Chicago Waldorf

Connie Stokes, one of the founding teachers and administrators at the Chicago Waldorf School, shares about her "pioneering days".

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Filling a Gap. A Community Calling for an Alternative. A conversation with Lisa Jordan McCarthy, co-founder of Maple Village Waldorf School.

Lisa Jordan McCarthy talks of the group effort to open Maple Village Waldorf School in Long Beach, California, halfway between established Waldorf schools in Orange County and greater Los Angeles. Lisa touches on keeping the heart of the school through...

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Francisco Moreno, WSA Founding Parent, on the ROOTS of The Waldorf School of Atlanta (for Waldorf 100). Recorded and edited on 12/11/18

A Waldorf School of Atlanta teacher (games/movement and woodworking) and WSA FOUNDING PARENT- Francisco Moreno – shares a bit of history, as well as some of the challenges, rewards and insights he has gained as a founding member of the...

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Interview with a Waldorf School of Princeton founding parent, Heide Ratliff.

Heide Ratliff, founding alumni parent and current educational support teacher at the Waldorf School of Princeton, describes her early involvement with the school and the pioneering spirit of the founding parents and faculty.