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Adult Education

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Most events will be in the WWS library unless otherwise noted. All events are for adults only.

Adult Education Offerings for 2014-2015

Downloadable PDF Adult Ed Calendar

September 24, 2014, 8:30-10 a.m.

Q&A with Faculty Chair, Jennifer Page, Co-sponsored by POSC

October 1 & 2, 2014

Building the Waldorf Teacher-Parent Community with Torin Finser, author of A Second Classroom: Parent-Teacher Relationships in a Waldorf School and many other books. Torin will be working with us, through lectures and workshops on building community at WWS.

October 25, 2014, 10-noon

High School Open House and Alumni Brunch  A great opportunity to learn about the WWS High School from WWS alumni and current faculty.Auditorium

November 6, 2014, 8:30-10 a.m.

Parenting for Puberty, “Do Boys Need a Man for ‘The Talk’?” A participatory workshop led by Drew Joseph, Marriage & Family Therapist.  

December 9, 2014, 7:30-9 p.m. NEW DATE more info

An Evening with Louise DeForest, internationally known Waldorf early childhood educator and board member of Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America.

January 21, 2015, 8:30-10 a.m.

Summer Camp! Presentations by representatives of camps popular with WWS families. Co-sponsored by POSC.

February 3, 2015,  7:30-9 p.m.

Parenting for Puberty, “Kissing & Dating: What’s Age-Appropriate for My Children?” with marriage and family therapist and WWS parent, Drew Joseph.

February 28, 2015, 8:30 a.m. – noon

Father’s Workshop with Jack Petrash. Jack’s workshop for fathers was our most popular adult education offering last year, and we can look forward to another great opportunity for dads to connect and explore what it means to father in today’s world. Co-sponsored with the Nova Institute.

March 21, 2015, 9 a.m. – noon

Saturday morning workshop on eurythmy and movement. Presentations and experiential work on the eurythmy and movement curriculum through the years.

April 18, 2015, 9 a.m.-noon

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, with Robin Wall Kimmerer. Dr. Kimmerer is Professor of Environmental and Forest Biology at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF). She is the author of numerous scientific articles, as well as the books Gathering Moss and Braiding Sweetgrass. She is a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. The workshop will explore ways in which Native American understandings can help us raise healthy children with a deep and abiding respect for the Earth. Co-sponsored by the Nova Institute. Registration fee.

May 27, 2015, 8:30-10 a.m.

Bringing Waldorf Home, with Wendy Jackson, Children’s Garden Chair. Co-sponsored by POSC.