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

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. more info

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. more info POSTPONED, DATE TBA

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

Sacred Gifts: Indigenous teachings and how they can help us raise healthy children. A morning workshop for parents and educators. Keynote speaker, Robin Wall Kimmerer, scientist, writer, and Distinguished Teaching Professor at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. She is also director of the Center for Native People and the Environment. Robin is an enrolled member of the Powatomi Nation and has been awarded the John Burroughs Medal for Nature Writing. Dr. Kimmerer will be joined by Dr. Mary Rivkin, professor of education at UMBC; Joan Almon, former director of the Alliance for Childhood; and Leimomi Brown, an experienced teacher of young children at Acorn Hill Waldorf Nursery and Kindergarten. For more information call the Nova Institute at 301-946-2099 or email jpetrash@novainstitute.org. $50 registration fee, payable to Nova Institute, 3106 Edgewood Road, Kensington, MD 20895. flyer

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

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