Links & Reading

Around the world, one thousand Waldorf schools follow a classical, liberal arts approach that nurtures each child’s inherent curiosity and love of learning. These schools are independent and reflect their communities, but they all share similar approaches to education and child development. Here are some ways to learn more about Waldorf education.

Online Resources
Learn more about our community, find answers to common questions and get the latest Waldorf research and school news on our blog, Gleanings. This is the official site for Waldorf education in North America, hosted by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America, which provides accreditation to Waldorf schools throughout the U.S. It is a central resource for Waldorf information and research.

Suggested Reading
“To truly know the world, look deeply within your own being; to truly know yourself, take real interest in the world.” Rudolf Steiner This site focuses on the needs of children ages birth to six. It is run by the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America.

Social Media Resources
Visit and engage with us at Facebook and Instagram for articles, photos and events about our school, and shared research and curriculum resources from Waldorf and other
education news outlets.

Books on Parenting
You Are Your Child’s First Teacher, Rahima Baldwin
Simplicity Parenting, Kim John Payne
Slow Parenting: Caring for Children with Intention, Helle Heckman
Work and Play in Early Childhood, Freya Jaffke
Beyond the Rainbow Bridge, Barbara Patterson and Pamela Bradley
Festivals, Family, and Food, Diana Carey and Judy Large

Books on Waldorf Education
Teaching as a Lively Art, Marjorie Spock
Education Towards Freedom, Frans Carlgren
Creativity in Education: The Waldorf Approach, René Querido
Understanding Waldorf Education, Jack Petrash
School as a Journey, Torin Finser

Most of these books are available at the Golden Goose, the Eugene Waldorf School store located at the Artist’s Palette Studio at 1710 Oak St. Special orders are available through the store, as well.

State Mandated Health Reporting
2018 State Mandated Health Report