Mini-Grants Proposals Due On April 1

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2017 Alliance Mini-Grants to Focus on School Gardens

The deadline for submitting a proposal is midnight on SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017


GRANT RANGE:  $500 – $1,600


The Alliance Mini-Grants program is intended to deepen the theory and practice of Public Waldorf education.  Any Alliance member school at any stage of development is eligible to apply. The goal is to provide modest funding to fill gaps in a school’s operating budget allocation for a school garden programming.





Spring 2017 Confluence Out on April 1

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Chip Romer interviews Betty Staley on the 50th anniversary of her life in Waldorf education that includes foundational leadership of the Public Waldorf school movement. To read Betty’s biography go to A Celebration of Fifty Years in Waldorf Education.


Jack Petrash ponders how to best serve our children and school communities in the age of Donald Trump.


Charles Burkam shares his conversation with Lydia Witham on the new Public Waldorf High School in development in Bethesda, MD.


Liz Beaven reports on her recent visit and interview with Ida Oberman at the Community School for Creative Education in Oakland, CA.


Victoria Temple interviews the educators at Cairn Hill, on their support of Public Waldorf education via after school and pre-school programs in the greater Boston Area.


From the Alliance reports on the Path to Membership process leading to the licensing of Public Waldorf schools, and Victoria Temple reports in Happenings the news from member schools.



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