Founders’ Stories: An Interview between Amelia Wilhelm and Candyce Sweda of the Detroit Waldorf School

An interview between Detroit Waldorf School founder's Candyce Sweda and Amelia Wilhelm about the founding and first days of the Detroit Waldorf School.

Favorite Memories of a Waldorf Drama High School Teacher

Nita Davanzo, Waldorf alum and theater director/teacher interviews Colleen Everhart, retired Drama Teacher at Chicago Waldorf High School while in Playa del Carmen for the AWSNA BOT And Regional Delegates Meeting

“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...

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!).

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.”

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.

"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.

Interview with a founder, Cynthia Wilson – Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor

Cynthia Wilson was one of the first teachers at our Lower School, founded in 1980. This year (2018/19) will be her last year as a class teacher at the Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor.

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...

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.

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.

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...

Interview with Detroit Waldorf alum, Nick Gonella

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