Parent Resources

Waldorf and Waldorf-Related Websites and Resources:
This is a private site, intending to provide answers about Waldorf education, in depth, that parents and prospective parents may have, and to clear up some of the misconceptions that may exist about Waldorf education. Our intention is to provide a straightforward presentation of the facts about Waldorf education.

This site is simply a volunteer act by two people who are committed to the ideals of Waldorf education and anthroposophy.

The Alliance for Childhood promotes policies and practices that support children's healthy development, love of learning, and joy in living. Our public education campaigns bring to light both the promise and the vulnerability of childhood. We act for the sake of the children themselves and for a more just, democratic, and ecologically responsible future.

Based on over twenty years' experience successfully counseling busy families, Simplicity Parenting teaches parents how not to worry and hover less--and how to enjoy more. For those who want to slow their children's lives down but down't know where to start, Simplicity Parenting offers both inspiration and a blueprint for change. 

How successful are Waldorf school graduates in higher education and beyond? A Research Bulletin entitled Standing Out Without Standing Alone: Profile of Waldorf School Graduates encapsulates the results of the comprehensive Survey of Waldorf Graduates, Phase II.


Valerie Baadh Garrett, founder and director, is a movement therapist, a movement consultant to schools and businesses, a personal movement coach, and an international teacher trainer. She conducts workshops and courses around the world, specializing in Movement for Executive Leadership, Agile Aging, and New Movement Education for the 21st Century.
A comprehensive collection of resources for Waldorf teachers, homeschoolers, parents, and children from birth through high school. Over 1200 titles on every subject of the Waldorf curriculum as well as children's books, titles on parenting, Anthroposophy, Biodynamic agriculture, Eurythmy, Transformative Arts, and medicine, as well as handwork supplies, natural-dyed silks, gifts, beeswax candles, toys, art prints, health and healing supplies from Dr. Hauschka, Weleda, and Flower Essence Services (FES). Contact the bookstore for a free catalog or browse on-line.

A project of the Research Institute for Waldorf Education.

AWSNA is an association of independent Waldorf schools and Waldorf teacher education institutes. AWSNA's mission is to strengthen and support the schools and to inform the public about the benefits of Waldorf Education.