Why Waldorf Works
The Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) offers news from North America’s Waldorf community, essays and articles, research and testimonials, ideas for the season and for the home – all of which underscore Why Waldorf Works.
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America – WECAN
“Our mission is to protect and nurture the healthy development of the young child. We provide resources for early childhood educators and parents interested in Waldorf early childhood education.”
Waldorf Resources is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information, support, and inspiration based on an underlying respect for the principles of Waldorf Education.
Online Waldorf Library
A comprehensive collection of curricular resources to aid the Waldorf educator. This site has been created to provide useful information to English speaking Waldorf teachers, parents, homeschoolers, and anyone interested in Waldorf education. Our aim is to make visible all the appropriate resources on Waldorf education that are currently available and to provide information about where these resources can be purchased or obtained.
A private site that intends to provide in-depth answers about Waldorf education to parents and prospective parents and to clear up some of the misconceptions that may exist about Waldorf education.
Waldorf Answers – Links page
A comprehensive list of links to waldorf Education, Waldorf shcools and Anthroposophy on the Internet.
Rudolf Steiner College
Rudolf Steiner College is one of America’s leading Waldorf teacher education colleges located in Fair Oaks, CA. It is also a center for anthroposophical studies and transformative adult education.
Bookstore at Rudolf Steiner College
Offers an extensive collection of Waldorf resources for teachers, homeschoolers, parents, and children on topics spanning birth through high school. 1200 titles on every subject of the Waldorf curriculum, as well as children’s books, titles on parenting, Anthroposophy, Biodynamic agriculture, Eurythmy, the Arts, and medicine, as well as handwork supplies, natural-dyed silks, gifts, beeswax candles, toys, art prints, health and healing supplies. Catalogs can be browsed on-line or requested by phone or email.
Sunbridge College offers a variety of ways to enter the world of Waldorf education located in Spring Valley, NY. Sunbridge Institute prepares Waldorf teachers. In their studies, Sunbridge students learn to become educators and how to nurture independent thinking, creative capacities and social integrity in their students. The teachings of Rudolf Steiner are our main source of inspiration.
VT Independent Schools Association – VISA
Vermont Independent Schools Association is a non-profit organization of pre-K, elementary, middle and secondary schools whose purpose is to support and advance independent education in Vermont.
The Alliance for Childhood
The Alliance for Childhood promotes policies and practices that support children’s healthy development, love of learning, and joy in living.
Council for American Private Education – CAPE
CAPE is the primary advocate for American private K-12 education. Based in Washington, D.C., with organizations in most states, CAPE’s mission is to preserve and promote educational pluralism so that parents have a choice in the schooling of their children. CAPE is dedicated to fostering communication and cooperation within the private school community and with the public sector to improve the quality of education for all of the nation’s children.
Anthroposophical Society in America
Information and resources about Rudolf Steiner and anthroposophical activity in North America.
Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association
A non-profit, membership organization whose purpose is to foster knowledge of the practices and principles of the biodynamic method of agriculture, horticulture, and forestry in the North American continent.
Camphill Association of America
Information about special needs education inspired by Rudolf Steiner – includes links to Camphill Communities in America. Camphill is a worldwide movement that seeks to enhance the lives of people in need of services and supports for daily living as well as people committed to service by creating communities where everyone’s contributions are valued without regard to their financial assets, or their intellectual or physical capabilities.