Spring 2017 Issue of Confluence

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THE INTERVIEW   Confluence editor Chip Romer interviews Betty Staley on celebrating her 50th Anniversary as a Waldorf educator:  A Life Devoted to Waldorf Education


TEACHINGS   Jack Petrash offers a teacher’s reflection on Election 2016: What Do We Say to Our Children? 


FROM THE FIELD   Alliance President Liz Beaven reports on a visit to the Community School for Creative Education in Oakland, CA and her conversation with Dr. Ida Oberman: Fidelity & Flexibility 


NEWSMAKERS    Alliance Treasurer Charles Burkam interviews Lydia Whitham on her process of Founding a Public Waldorf High School in Washington, D.C.


FROM THE FIELD  Alliance Administrative Coordinator Victoria Temple reports on how how educators in Massachusetts — including colleagues at The Waldorf School of Lexington — are striving to meet the social mission of Waldorf Education in Many Rivers, Once Source.


FROM THE ALLIANCE   Liz Beavens offers an update on what to expect next On the Path of Membership in the Alliance as a Public Waldorf School


HAPPENINGS    Shares news of interest in the movement and offers resources for teachers.  To share news from your school please contact Victoria Temple at alliance.public.waldorf@gmail.com