Calgary Waldorf School’s Interview with Parent and Alumnus Lesley and Isabelle

Lesley and Isabelle shared with us what they most enjoyed (community!) and got out of Waldorf education (creativity!).

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.

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.

The May Queen at Linden Waldorf School

Interview with Belina Sengmanyvong, talking about her role as May Queen at the May Faire Festival.

"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.

Jill Contento, 1st Grade Teacher & Lower Grades Chair

A veteran teacher discovers Waldorf education: “ My best advice for my students would be to keep your imagination open to learning new things so that you can always be an enthusiastic learner.”

Zoe & Claire: Waldorf School of New Orleans Alumnae & BFFs

Best friends from the age of two – hear about their 11 year journey through Waldorf education: “I feel like Waldorf taught you things, but in a deeper way. You really learned something from multiple perspectives. You learned about it,...

Waldorf education in the Cowichan Valley

Ruth Ker shares a bit about her involvement and connection with Waldorf education.

Siegfried Finser: The Early Years. When speaking of his Waldorf education "I think it was one of my most favorite times in life."

Siegfried Finser, now 87 years young, graduated from High Mowing High School in 1950. In this interview – the first of two – Siegfried shares stories of a rascally youth, a questioning teenager and the colors of Chaucer.

Waldorf Grades 5 & 6 Teacher & Pedagogical Chair Rebecca Nelson

Rebecca Nelson thought she was going to become an anthropologist, but life had different plans for her: “I feel that I am really helping create the kinds of people I want to be leading our society, and that is my...

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...

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.