Resources and Links

Why Waldorf Works

Association of Waldorf Schools North America (AWSNA)
Association of independent Waldorf schools and Waldorf teacher education institutes. Their mission is to support the schools and inform the public about the benefits of Waldorf education.

Champions of Change: The Impact of the Arts on Learning
As a result of their varied inquiries, the Champions of Change researchers found that learners can attain higher levels of achievement through their engagement with the arts.

Non-Violent (Compassionate) Communication — Waldorf Practice Group
Non-Violent (Compassionate) Communication (NVC) is a consciousness. It helps us remain in the moment, connected to one another, and aware of one another's feelings and needs. Using NVC aids in understanding one another and resolving or preventing conflicts. We can use words or be silent, and we can apply it at work, school, or home, with adults or children. For more information about the Waldorf NVC Practice Group, contact Ondy Wasem:, 609-933-2994. For more information about NVC in general, go to

Plays by Dale Coye
Teachers interested in class plays developed at the Waldorf School of Princeton.

Friends of Waldorf Education
The association Friends of Waldorf Education (Freunde der Erziehungskunst Rudolf Steiners) supports initiatives striving to educate children in ways which will enable them to take active part in shaping the future. Founded in 1971, they want to advance Rudolf Steiners educational impulses worldwide and, as well, to support all attempts to ensure freedom in education.

The Rudolf Steiner Foundation
RSF creates social benefit through innovative approaches to working with money that reflect the highest aspirations of the human spirit.

Sophia's Hearth Family Center
Sophia's Hearth Family Center is a gathering place for families with young children that is active both in supporting families through direct service programs, and as a training center where professionals are prepared to provide the highest quality care for families and young children.

Sunbridge Institute
Sunbridge Institute, located in Chestnut Ridge, N.Y., offers courses based on the work of Rudolf Steiner.

Suggested Reading
A list of popular books on early childhood, media, education, and a wide variety of other topics of interest to Waldorf families.

New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
NJAIS promotes and strengthens the independent schools in New Jersey.

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