An Immersion in the World of the Waldorf Nursery / Kindergarten
Open to everyone, including current and prospective early childhood educators, parents, grandparents, and caregivers. This course will be taught remotely in real time.
In this comprehensive course, you’ll explore the essential elements of Waldorf early childhood education. Guided by highly experienced Waldorf early childhood educators, you’ll delve into child development; learn about rhythms, transitions, and the cycle of the year; explore the importance of play; examine the inner development of the teacher; experience circle time activities, lessons in handwork, art, and movement, and the essentials of a morning in a Waldorf early childhood setting; and develop a true practical understanding of Waldorf early childhood education.
Lisa Miccio, lead, joined Acorn Waldorf School this past September as the Neighboring Tree Project (NTP) Specialist, overseeing a grant-funded AWS initiative that aims to create community partnerships with local early childhood educators, schools, and centers; at the School, she also provides professional development training and mentoring of teachers new to nature-based early childhood education.
Rie Seo teaches kindergarten at The Waldorf School of Garden City. Before joining the WSGC faculty, Rie served as the aftercare lead teacher at New Amsterdam School.
Motria Shuhan is the founder/director of Acorn Waldorf School, a full WECAN member in Accord, NY, where she serves as lead teacher in the Oaks Mixed Age Kindergarten.
Meggan Gill is Sunbridge’s director of education and organizational culture. She is also a member of the Sunbridge teacher education faculty. A specialist in diversity, equity, and inclusion, Meggan is also a trained Waldorf early childhood educator and is active in WECAN and AWSNA.
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