The Waldorf Chronicles: A Waldorf100 Initiative

Public Community Schools and Classrooms


Waldorf 100 with Ashley Renwick

An interview with alumna Ashley Renwick of High Mowing School in Wilton, NH in celebration of Waldorf 100

Waldorf 100 with Helen-Ann Ireland

An interview with trustee and alumni parent Helen-Ann Ireland of High Mowing School in Wilton, NH in celebration of Waldorf 100

Interview #1 – Laura Richwood Waldorf Journey started in 2007

After her 14-year journey the heartfelt story of how Laura Richwood found the school of her dreams for her daughter. She describes Waldorf Education as teaching students how to be human beings and find their purpose in life.

Detroit Waldorf Music with Pamela Michael

Pamela discusses the music program at Detroit Waldorf School.

Waldorf School of New Orleans Librarian Lesley Rubenstein

Lesley has been a Waldorf classroom teacher, but her most notable accomplishment at WSNO is our beloved library, which she built from nothing. Find out how she did it.

Interview with Detroit Waldorf alum, Nick Gonella

Nick graduated 8th grade in 2008, and shares what his Waldorf education means to him now.

Pioneer Parent Amy Reuben

We met outdoors for our interview because our school is bursting at the seams! Amy shared her experiences as a founding Waldorf parent and her thoughts on how she meshes her Judaism with Waldorf education.

"The help is there if you ask for it." Dr. Lisa Grupe, grades program founder, then Administrative Director, Alabama Waldorf School

Dr. Lisa Grupe has worked at Alabama Waldorf for almost 20 years. During that time, she founded the grades program, then served as Administrative Director of the school.

Valuing community.

Brianna Bass, who attended the Detroit Waldorf School for early childhood through the 3rd grades, talks with her class teacher, Melanie Reiser

"Everyone chooses [Waldorf] education for a different reason."

Naturopathic doctor Erica LePore, parent of three children who have attended Meadowbrook Waldorf School, describes what Waldorf education means to her children as they become young adults.

"I was didn't know what I was looking for…"

Tabitha Jorgenson - now parent of three Meadowbrook Waldorf School alumna, current board member, former admissions director and Latin teacher - describes her first encounter, "peaking in the windows" of Meadowbrook Waldorf School and the 20+ relationship that ensued: growing...

"I came to Waldorf before there was a Waldorf school in Rhode Island"

Cynthia Siegel describes the process of learning about Waldorf education and being a founder of Meadowbrook Waldorf School.

Michelle Keleher

Kay Hoffman Interviews Michelle Keleher