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WECAN Conferences

WECAN Early Childhood Educators Conference
Creating Spaces for the Children Coming Toward Us ~
Awakening Our Fire

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2024 Conference which took place on February 9 – 11, 2024 in Spring Valley, NY.
Online Conference begins February 23, 2024

Our speakers included Otsistohkwy:io and Wahsonti:io from Skaronhyase’kó:was, the Everlasting Tree School in Ontario, and Heather Church from New Adult Learning (NAL). NAL colleagues have supported the Everlasting Tree community in going through a process that many schools are longing for and have not been able to find.

Study Material:  Awakening the Will by Coenraad van Houten.

Attendance at the conference is open to those active in Waldorf early childhood education and their colleagues, including administrators, eurythmists, and teachers in Waldorf schools. schools.
We ask that participants not bring babies or children, as the conference is an adults-only professional development event.

Click here for the in-person conference schedule.
Click here for a list of in-person conference workshops.
Click here for a list of online conference workshops.

If you have questions, contact us at

We hope that you will join us! 

Other Conferences

Goetheanum Worldwide Teacher Education Conference

April 17-21, 2024
Dornach, Switzerland

Well-trained pedagogues are needed for the many children and young people in schools, kindergartens and other educational institutions around the world. Join us!

For a list of workshops click here.

To register click here.

Radiant Self, Resilient Students, Robust Schools

June 24-27, 2024, The Denver Waldorf School, Denver, CO
Caring for ourselves, our students, our communities.
Keynote speakers Constanza Kaliks, Nkem Ndefo and Simone Shurney.
Registration opens February 2024. For more information contact Monika Sutherland at

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