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Options for Training

Early Childhood Summer Training Courses

Full-time programs provide students with opportunities for personal development and extensive knowledge of the anthroposophical foundations of Waldorf Education.

Part-time programs range in length from two to four years and offer students more time between sessions to digest and practice what they are learning.

Practitioner-based programs blend course work with ongoing experiences working with children in Waldorf settings and being mentored by experienced Waldorf educators.

Introductory courses focus on basic knowledge and skills prior to undertaking a full training course.

For summer 2022 training opportunities click here
We will post 2023 summer training options in March 2023.

The following Waldorf early childhood teacher education programs are members of WECAN:

Full Members

Bay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher Training
P.O. Box 21265
El Sobrante, CA 94820
USA
www.bacwtt.org
415-479-4400

Rudolf Steiner College Canada
9100 Bathurst Street, #4
Thornhill, ON L4J 8C7
CANADA
rscc.ca
905-764-7570

Sunbridge Institute
285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977-6329
USA
www.sunbridge.edu
845-425-0055

The Early Childhood Teacher Education Center at Sophia’s Hearth
700 Court Street
Keene, NH 03431
USA
www.sophiashearth.org
603-357-3755

Waldorf Institute of Southern California
17100 Superior Street
Northridge, CA 91325-1999
USA
www.waldorfteaching.org
877-394-1444

Waldorf Institute of Southern California (San Diego Campus)
4135 54th Place
San Diego, CA 92105
USA
www.waldorfinstitute.com
760-451-2139

Waldorf Teacher Education Eugene
1350 McLean Blvd.
Eugene, OR 97405
USA
www.wtee.org
541-514-7905

West Coast Institute for Studies in Anthroposophy
1014 LaBelle Road
P.O. Box 163
Castlegar, BC V1L 4R3
CANADA
westcoastinstitute.org
604-740-0539

Associate Members

Centro De Desarrollo Antroposofico
Del Cabellito número 26
Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan
Cuernavaca, MX-MO 62100
Mexico
antroposofiamexico.org
52 777-323-7596

Great Lakes Waldorf Institute
Education Department, Mt. Mary University
2900 N. Menomonee River Parkway
Milwaukee, WI 53222
USA
www.greatlakeswaldorf.org
414-299-3820

Institut Rudolf Steiner au Québec
4855 Av. Kensington
Montréal, QC H3X 3S6
Canada
www.intitutsteinerquebec.org
450-621-7220

Little Lions Waldorf Education Centre
211 Clarke St.
Thunder Bay, ON P7A2M1
Canada
www.littlelionswaldorf.ca
807-623-2735

Sound Circle Center for Arts and Anthroposophy
P.O. Box 15279
Seattle, WA 98115
USA
www.soundcirclecenter.org
206-925-9199

The Alkion Center
330 Route 21C
Ghent, NY 12075
USA
alkioncenter.hawthornevalley.org
518-672-2008

YaxKin, Formación de Maestras Waldorf de Jardín de Infancia de la Riviera Maya
Cerrada Los Caracoles V 165 Manzana 2, Lote 2
Playa del Carmen, MX-QR C.P. 77726
Mexico
yaxkin-formacionwaldorf.com
+52 9841430651, +52 998 106 6796

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Ak Lu’um, Playa del Carmen, MX

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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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