|Americans for Waldorf Education (AWE) was
founded on July 4, 2005.
Our purpose is to support Waldorf education in
North America, including both private Waldorf schools and publicly funded
schools using Waldorf methods, Waldorf teacher training institutions, and
other Waldorf based and related activities.
This support includes:
providing information on Waldorf education including
articles, personal experiences, and recent research,
providing information to the press on Waldorf education,
correcting myths, misunderstandings and misinformation
about Waldorf education,
Our underlying philosophy is to provide information
on Waldorf education in a positive light and which is honestly and fairly
presented. Our work is primarily on the Internet.
answering questions about Waldorf education, and
WHO WE ARE
The founding members of AWE are:
Robert Mays - Robert has been involved in
Waldorf education and anthroposophy for 30 years, as one of the founders
of the Emerson Waldorf School in Chapel Hill, NC and as a parent of two
former Waldorf students. He resides in North Carolina and is a visiting
Waldorf high school teacher in the physical sciences at several Waldorf
high schools. Email Robert
Deborah Kahn - Deborah lives in Vermont.
In addition to being a Waldorf parent, she was a Waldorf administrator
(business manager) at a Waldorf school in the midwest. She is currently
a proud Waldorf grandma. Email Deborah
Serena Blaue - Serena is the parent of a
child who attended a Waldorf school and now has two grandchildren who attend
a Waldorf school. She has been working with anthroposophy since 1973 and
currently resides in the north-east. Email Serena
Sune Nordwall (associate member) - Sune
trained as a Waldorf teacher and later taught mathematics at Waldorf schools.
He resides in Sweden. Email Sune
WELCOME NEW AWE MEMBERS!
- Linda has been a Waldorf parent for about 12 years and is the mother
of two Waldorf students, the older in high school. She has served as class
parent many times and given countless hours of volunteer work. She also
has two children who were educated in public schools. Linda resides in
California. Email Linda
Feel free to contact us individually by our email
addresses above or by our general contact information.