Annual National Conference 2017


Alliance Annual National Conference |  January 13 – 15, 2017

Rudolf Steiner College, Fair Oaks, CA



Registration begins on December 1 online at Rudolf Steiner College




Taking Hard to Heart:  The Surprises, Pitfalls and the Turnaround in Waldorf Teaching with Jack Petrash, our 2016 keynote speaker 



Linda Williams, Ph.D. on Widening the Circle: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy & Waldorf Education



Alliance President Liz Beaven, Ed.D., will open the Conference on Friday evening presenting the Core Principles of Public Waldorf Education and considering what is it that makes a public school “Public Waldorf?”


14 WORKSHOP options will include drawing, painting, singing, eurythmy and handwork skill-building and insights on the foundation for forming a high school, addressing literacy in underserved populations, considerations for increasing diversity, inner development for teachers, nurturing the nurturers, and more!  See the Conference brochure for details.


14 BREAKOUT GROUPS for teachers and administrators will include grade level discussions and conversations on mentoring, designing for complexity, fostering social action, bring song and dance into the classroom and an conversation just for administrators, and more!  See Conference brochure for details.


POST-CONFERENCE  the Alliance will hold its Annual General Meeting to which the public is warmly welcome.  Agendas will be posted on the website and available in Conference registration packets.




$200 for Alliance members

$250 for non-members  paid by January 1, 2016

After January 1, 2016 

$250 for Alliance members

$300 for non-members

Pre-conference workshop with Jack Petrash: $50