Oct 1
2019

LGBTQ+ Family Supports at The Waldorf School of Philadelphia

Back to school is challenging for every family, but it can even more complicated for some. LGBTQ+ families often face unique stressors when navigating the educational system. The Waldorf School of Philadelphia is taking active steps to making our enrollment process and school experience receptive and sensitive to the needs of LGBTQ+ families.

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Apr 25
2019

Welcome Cynthia Way, Lead Teacher, Class of 2027

In Waldorf education, the lead main lesson teacher stays with students over the duration/course of multiple years, ideally from grade one all the way through grade eight. Class teachers stay with the same students to become a steady authority in a child’s life. Waldorf schools maintain this practice because solid relationships between teachers, students and parents are beneficial to social and intellectual learning. Not only does this allow the teacher to appreciate a deep understanding of each student’s gifts, but it also allows the establishment of deeper connection.

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