The Official Website for The Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America

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Welcome to WECAN

The mission of the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America is to foster a new cultural impulse for the work with the young child from pre-birth to age seven.

WECAN is committed to nurturing childhood as a foundation for renewing human culture.

Annual Report 2021-2022
For Members and Friends

Read the 2021-2022 Annual Report

“Becoming…”
Early Childhood Around the World

On the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of Waldorf Education, Waldorf 100 and the International Association for Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education (IASWECE) are pleased to present a film about early childhood today in the mirror of different cultures worldwide.

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WECAN Board Member outing

Join Us!

Individuals who wish to support and contribute to Waldorf early childhood education are invited to join WECAN. Schools, training centers, and home programs may also enter on the path of organizational membership.

Find A Program

Waldorf kindergartens and early childhood programs in North America: see if there is a program in your area.
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Join the WECAN Community Hub

We have established a new WECAN Community Hub for engaging in conversation and sharing resources, with subgroups for Parent Child, Birth to Three, Home Programs, Early Childhood Teacher Educators, and WECAN Organizational Members.

We now have 1000 members and would like to invite you to join as well.

To subscribe, please write to
WECANCommunity+subscribe@wecan.groups.io


News & Events

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:
Outreach and Development Coordinator

WECAN News Updates

Late Winter Newsletter 2023
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June Newsletter 2022
Late Winter Newsletter 2022
January Newsletter 2022
September Newsletter 2021
June Newsletter 2021
January Newsletter 2021

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