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Introduction to Waldorf Early Childhood Education: An Immersion into the World of the Waldorf Nursery/Kindergarten

Sunday, June 21, 2015 - Friday, June 26, 2015

A fundamental course for anyone interested in Waldorf Early Childhood Education

Join us for a wondrous journey! In this comprehensive course designed for prospective teachers, parents, and anyone interested in working with young children, we’ll explore the essential elements of Waldorf early childhood education. Through the guidance of 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 lessons in handwork, art, movement and circle time activities, and develop a true practical understanding of Waldorf early childhood education. A perennial Sunbridge summer favorite, this course has launched many early childhood careers!

Lisa Miccio teaches kindergarten at Green Meadow Waldorf School (NY), where she also co-chairs the Early Childhood section and sits on the Collegium Committee and the Board of Trustees.  Lisa has been in education for 18 years, with 15 years experience as a Waldorf early childhood educator. In addition to her nine years as a member of the Green Meadow faculty, Lisa’s experience includes teaching at Mountain Laurel Waldorf School (NY) and Dayspring Community School (NY). She holds a BA in English from the College of Charleston, an MS in Elementary Education from CW Post, Long Island University, and an MS in Waldorf Education from Sunbridge College.

Course Schedule
Sunday:
 5:30-6:30pm registration; 6:30-7pm optional campus tour; 7pm opening session/first class.

Monday-Thursday: Classes begin each day between 8-8:30am and run through 5:30-6pm, with times for break and lunch. Each day includes a balanced mix of content-based work, artistic work, and discussions. Community-wide evening events are offered weekly.

Friday: Classes end early afternoon.

Course Fee
$775 (includes all materials and non-refundable $50 registration fee)

Registration:  This course is now full. Contact our registrar, Tamara Photiadis, at [email protected] or 845-425-0055 x16, if you wish to be placed on our wait list in the event of a cancellation.

Sunbridge Institute reserves the right to cancel any offering at any time. If Sunbridge cancels, all registrants will be notified and will receive a full refund. If the registrant cancels, he or she will receive a full refund less the non-refundable registration fee.  Sunbridge reserves the right to make faculty substitutions when necessary.

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Start:
Sunday, June 21, 2015
End:
Friday, June 26, 2015
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Details

Start:
Sunday, June 21, 2015
End:
Friday, June 26, 2015
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