Open to all lovers of education and especially relevant for new and prospective Waldorf community members (teachers, parents, grandparents, staff, and board members)
Our popular Waldorf Weekend workshop is designed to provide an in-depth and experiential survey of the basis and the basics of Waldorf Education. In addition to exploring the Waldorf curriculum, your workshop will include a discussion of Rudolf Steiner’s insights in human development and a look into the anthroposophical underpinnings of the Waldorf impulse. You’ll enjoy hands-on artistic activities such as music, movement, and drawing, and there’ll be plenty of time for questions and answers. Our Waldorf Weekends are a most memorable—and fun!—learning experience.
Linda Ogden-Wolgemuth, PhD, (Lead; Anthroposophy, Early Childhood, and Elementary Curriculum) is Sunbridge Institute’s director of education and advancement. She joined the Sunbridge administration in 2018, after previously serving as a trustee on the Sunbridge Board. From 2006-2018 Linda was a class teacher at Manhattan’s Rudolf Steiner School, where she also sat on the Board of Trustees and College of Teachers and chaired the Community Education Committee; her background in education also includes teaching at the university level. A longtime student of anthroposophy, Linda earned her bachelor’s degree with honors in the field of German area studies from The Johns Hopkins University, her master’s and doctoral degrees in German languages and literatures from the University of Pennsylvania, and her certificate in elementary education from Sunbridge College.
Stephen Sagarin, PhD, (High School Curriculum) is co-founder and faculty chair at the Berkshire Waldorf High School, where he teaches history and art. He is also a core faculty member of Sunbridge’s Elementary Teacher Education program, where he has been teaching since 2000. Steve is a former teacher and administrator at the Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School and the Waldorf School of Garden City, the high school from which he graduated. He also taught history of education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and human development at the City University of New York; is the former editor of the Research Bulletin of the Research Institute for Waldorf Education; and writes, lectures, mentors teachers, and consults with Waldorf schools on teaching and administration. The author of The History of Waldorf Education in the United States: Past, Present and Future, Steve has a PhD in history from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University, and a bachelor’s degree in art history, with a certificate of proficiency in fine art, from Princeton University.
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Students who took this workshop in previous summers had this to say:
~ The weekend has been wonderful. The information was communicated in a clear way, and I feel like I have a much deeper understanding of what it means to look at the world through the Waldorf lens.
~ It was excellent. The instructors were extremely knowledgeable.
~ The weekend was outstanding! I was deeply inspired, both as a teacher and as a human being.
~ Highly informed, warm-hearted facilitators with a deep concern for the group’s understanding and experience.
~ This was one of the single most wonderful weekends in my life. I came with the intention of learning more about Waldorf Education. I am leaving with a feeling of a shifting of my soul.
~ This was a wonderful workshop, and I highly recommend that everyone from teacher to parents take interest and reap the benefits.
Friday, June 28: Check-in registration takes place 6:30-7pm. First class runs 7-9pm.
Saturday, June 29: Classes begin at 9am and run through 5:30, with time for lunch and short mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks.
Sunday, June 30: Classes begin at 9am and end at 1pm, with a mid-morning break.
$265 as a stand-alone workshop includes all materials and non-refundable $25 registration fee
Or $180 as an add-on to another Summer Series course or workshop registration
Schools paying for five or more Summer Series registrations will receive discounts in increasing amounts.
Make 5 registrations, receive 5% off the total cost
Make 6 registrations, receive 6% off the total cost
Make 7 registrations, receive 7% off the total cost
Make 8 registrations, receive 8% off the total cost
Make 9 registrations, receive 9% off the total cost
Make 10 or more registrations, receive 10% off the total cost
NOTE: When choosing this option, please be sure to check off “Invoice my School” on your registration form. To qualify for the Send More/Save More discount, registrations must be made by June 14.
Please contact Penelope-Myles Voss, Admissions, Alumni, and Summer Coordinator, at email@example.com or 845-425-0055 x20
Sunbridge reserves the right to make faculty substitutions when necessary. See registration form for refund policy.