A conversation with Calgary Waldorf School Early Childhood teacher Karen Fjestad

Preschool teacher Karen Fjestad of the Calgary Waldorf school talks about what brought her to the Waldorf School, What fulfills her in work at the school, how Waldorf benefited her own children’s education and life skills, how Waldorf education contributes...

WSA founder Katie Reily, on the ROOTS of The Waldorf School of Atlanta.

Katie Reily planted the seeds that would grow and blossom into The Waldorf School of Atlanta. What started as an inspired idea and small home classroom, over three decades ago – continues to thrive as the ever-growing Waldorf community in...

"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.

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.

Early Childhood teacher Su Rubinoff talks about building and rebuilding a home for Waldorf Education in Rhode Island over three decades

Early Childhood teacher Su Rubinoff talks about building and rebuilding a home for Waldorf Education in Rhode Island over three decades: years of nomadic Waldorf education, building a permanent home, losing that home to a fire, and now rallying and...

Amy Lloyd Rippe talks about discovering Waldorf education and over 18 years of teaching

Meadowbrook Waldorf School’s Amy Lloyd Rippe talks about discovering Waldorf education and the experience of teaching for almost two decades.

Interview with Meadowbrook Waldorf School alumnus Blue Skye

Meadowbrook alumnus Blue Skye talks about how Waldorf education has shaped her young adult life, including inspiring her commitment to farming, the natural world, and embeddedness in community.

Katie Schwerin and Melanie Reiser

For the 7th grade class trip the students spent the year growing and harvesting the food they would eat on that trip. Katie shared that along the way they found a field with left over corn. “We harvested them [the...

Stephen Bloomquist, founding teacher of The Waldorf School of Lexington. “We made many mistakes, but we were a dynamic and creative team.”

Stephen Bloomquist speaks about being a founding teacher of the Waldorf School of Lexington–the challenges and the joys, creating the festivals and the spiritual life, along with the organizational structures of the school. He speaks about the shared creative vision...

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...

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...

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.

Patrice shares her experience in and love of Waldorf education.

Interview with Patrice Maynard, a former Leader of Outreach and Development for the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America. Patrice is the parent of Waldorf alumni, a former class teacher, and has served in many other capacities. She is...

“What it Takes to Build a Waldorf School”; an interview with a founding Shining Mountain Waldorf School parent, Robin Temple.
November 15, 2018 App Interview

Robin Temple was one of 6 parents who came together with a vision: to establish a Waldorf School in Boulder, Colorado for their children. Bringing together master Waldorf educators of the time, they launched a school into being, a school...