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

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Contact Us

Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
285 Hungry Hollow Road
Spring Valley, NY 10977
TEL: 845-352-1690
FAX: 845-352-1695
info@waldorfearlychildhood.org

Staff

WECAN Coordinator
Susan Howard, Amherst, MA
413-549-5930
showard@waldorfearlychildhood.org

WECAN Office Administrator
Melissa Lyons, Spring Valley, NY
845-352-1690
info@waldorfearlychildhood.org

WECAN Membership Coordinator
Laura Mason, Issaquah, WA
425-837-9192
membership@waldorfearlychildhood.org

WECAN Teacher Education Coordinator
Ruth Ker, Duncan, BC
250-748-7791
teachered@waldorfearlychildhood.org

Gateways Newsletter
Nancy Blanning, Denver, CO
303-534-3462
nblanning@waldorfearlychildhood.org

WECAN Publications
Donna Miele, Chestnut Ridge, NY
845-671-8244
publications@waldorfearlychildhood.org

WECAN Communications
Lara Radysh, Amherst, MA
communications@waldorfearlychildhood.org


REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES

NORTHEAST/QUEBEC/MARITIME PROVINCES

Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont
Su Rubinoff
surubinoff@gmail.com

Somer Serpe
somerserpe@gmail.com

Maritime Provinces, Quebec
Kate Hall-Gauthier
jacqueskate@bell.net

MID-ATLANTIC

Connecticut, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York
Mary Maschal
maschalmary@gmail.com

SOUTHEAST

Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Puerto Rico
Lisa Bechmann
lmb619@gmail.com

GREAT LAKES

Ontario
Laurie Harper-Burgess
lharperburgess@hotmail.com

Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Western Pennsylvania
Angela Gladstone
gladstoneangela@gmail.com

Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Jane Danner-Sustar
janesustar@gmail.com

TEXAS-MEXICO-SOUTHWEST-ROCKIES

Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, New Mexico, Texas, and Alberta
Laurie Clark
laurieclark525@comcast.net

Nancy Blanning
nblanning@waldorfearlychildhood.org

Betty Jane Enno
msbettyjane@yahoo.com

Mexico
Louise deForest
loudeforest@gmail.com

Gabriela Nunez Plato
nuplagab@gmail.com

PACIFIC NORTHWEST

British Columbia
Astrid Lackner
astridlackner99@gmail.com

Alaska, Idaho and Washington
Aimee de Ney
birdsongoly@gmail.com

Oregon
Beth Daly
beth.daly@eugenewaldorf.org

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA

Diane David
dianejohndavid@sbcglobal.net

Dagmar Eisele
dagmar.b.eisele@gmail.com

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND HAWAII

Southern California
Heike Adamsberger
wecan.heike@gmail.com

Hawaii
Kim Raymond
alohakimr@gmail.com

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Honeybirds Playschool, Brooklyn, NY

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.

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

To subscribe, please write to
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