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 with Detroit Waldorf alum, Nick Gonella

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

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.

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,...

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.

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.

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.

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...