Amy Wen talks about early childhood education in the US and in China

Amy was raised in a mountain community of southern China surrounded by nature. Her introduction to Waldorf philosophy was in 2006 while attending college. Her passion and strong desire to work with children in education led her to a job...

Denis Fitts talks about the founding of the Portland Waldorf School as well as his wish for the next 100 years of Waldorf education.

Denis Fitts was the founding teacher at Portland Waldorf School in 1982 when he was 22 years old. He taught kindergarten for the first two years and then took a grades class through sixth grade before moving back to Sacramento....

Connie Vera shares her perspective about the importance of equity and inclusion in Waldorf education as both an alumna and admin staff.

Connie Vera is a Waldorf alumna of Highland Hall and grew up in Southern California. She has a degree in Journalism and Public Relations and a Minor in Sociology. For more than 14 years, Connie worked with various PR agencies...

Lucia Mello talks about diversity, equity and inclusion in Waldorf education.

Lucia Mello was born and grew up in Brazil and moved to the US with her husband in 1989. She got her Waldorf Teacher Training in Sao Paulo and at Sunbridge College NY and completed her Masters Degree in Special...

CONNIE VERA SHARES HER PERSPECTIVE ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF EQUITY AND INCLUSION IN WALDORF EDUCATION AS BOTH AN ALUMNA AND ADMIN STAFF.

Connie Vera is a Waldorf alumna of Highland Hall and grew up in Southern California. She has a degree in Journalism and Public Relations and a Minor in Sociology. For more than 14 years, Connie worked with various PR agencies...

Reminiscing about the founding of Portland Waldorf High School from the perspectives of a student and a teacher.

Mariama Loos-Diallo learned to knit in first grade, and since then, handwork has been a constant and beloved interest for her. After graduating from the pioneering class of the Portland Waldorf High School, Mariama continued her education at Whitman College,...

Cyndia Ashkar tells the story of the early childhood program at Portland Waldorf School in the style of a fairy tale.

Cyndia Ashkar was born in Albany, Oregon, and after attending 28 (!!) schools as a child, she graduated from Franklin High School in Portland, where she met her husband Ted. She began teaching at Clackamas County Head Start before beginning...