ADULT EDUCATION

TEACHER TRAINING

Courses taught: Introduction to Anthroposophy, Reincarnation and Karma, Self and School (or How to Survive in a Waldorf School), Beginning Recorder, Wet-Method Painting, Veil Painting, Writing to Strengthen the Imagination, History of Literature, Pedagogical Studies, Curriculum Studies, Homer/Dante/Chaucer/Shakespeare, Biography, Art History, Language Arts

Lecture Cycles by Rudolf Steiner taught: Kingdom of Childhood, Man As Symphony of the Creative Word, Spiritual Guidance of Man and Mankind, Study of Man, Discussions with Teachers, Practical Advice to Teachers, Balance in Teaching, Essentials of Education, Education for Adolescence, Manifestations of Karma, Reincarnation and Karma, Western Approach to Reincarnation and Karma, Reincarnation and Karma, The Younger Generation

PUBLIC LECTURES GIVEN:

“What is a Waldorf High School?” Great Barrington, 1982; Lexington, MA, 1983; Baltimore, 1988; Chicago, 1988; Santa Fe, 1989; Austin, 1989; Pasadena, 1989; East Bay, 1998

“The Cultivation of Self-Confidence in the Waldorf Classroom.” Austin, 1989

“The Waldorf Middle School: How Does it Prepare the Student for High School?” Baltimore, 1989

“Authority, Justice and Discipline.” Rudolf Steiner College, 1990

“The Waldorf Curriculum: Strengths for Contemporary Society.” Santa Barbara, 1991

“The Teacher As Artist.” Rudolf Steiner College, 1991

“Art as a Way of Experiencing the Waldorf School Curriculum.” Davis, 1993

“The Making of a Waldorf Teacher.” Summerfield, 1994

“How to Start a Waldorf High School.” East Bay Waldorf School, 1996.

“The Twelve Holy Nights.” Marin Waldorf School, kindergarten parents, 1996.

“How Teachers are Prepared.” Marin, 1997

“High School.” Holistic Medicine Department, San Francisco State University, 1997

“From the Life of Rudolf Steiner.” Grades 1 -8 Assembly, San Francisco Waldorf School, 1997.

“The Twelve Senses.” Marin, 1997

“Language Arts in the Upper Elementary Grades.” Peninsula WS, 1998

“Rudolf Steiner’s Adolescent Course, Lecture V.” Holistic Medicine Department, San Francisco State University, 1998

“Child Development and the Waldorf Curriculum.” Tucson, 1999

“America’s Gold Rush; Can It Be Redeemed.” Toronto, National AWSNA Conference, 1999

“Truth,” Faust Branch, Fair Oaks, 1999

“From Monument Valley to Silicon Valley.” Anthroposophical Branch, Kassel, Germany, 2001

“The Fifty Second Minute and the Fifty Minute Hour: Our Loss Of Time And How To Regain It.”   AWSNA, Spring Valley, NY, 2003

“The Phenomenology of Gossip.” Marin WS, 2006, 2011; Chicago Priests Seminary, 2006

“Beyond Literacy: Language Teaching in the Waldorf School.” Sandpoint WS, ID; 2006

“Encountering the Other: Meeting Karma in the Waldorf School.” Sound Circle Center, Seattle, 2006

“Eight Years, One Vision: The Integrated Waldorf Curriculum.” Marin WS, 2007

“Click Clique.” Greenwood School, Mill Valley, 2008

”Fourteen Years, One Vision.” EBWS, 2008

“How the Ego Comes into Incarnation through Waldorf Education.” Faust Branch, Fair Oaks, 2009

“Growing Up to Become a Grown-Up.” International Teachers Conference, Dornach, 2012; Järna, Sweden, 2013

“Friend Me! The Waldorf Adolescent, Grades 7-10.” Summerfield, 2013

“The Christ Impulse and Waldorf Education.” New Impulse Conference, 2013;

Rudolf Steiner Center, Toronto, Regional Conference, 2013

“The Cultivation of the Senses in the Waldorf School.”

 

between 1989 and 2014:

Michaelmas Talks

Christmas Talks

Easter Talks

St. John’s Talks

Graduation Speeches

 

PARTIAL LISTING OF WORKSHOPS HELD:

Workshop on Grades 6, 7, 8 Rudolf Steiner College, 1990

Intro to Waldorf Education, San Francisco State University, Department of Alternative Medicine, 191, 1992

“From Sense Perception to Imagination through Creative Writing.” Arts For Waldorf Teachers,

Rudolf Steiner College, 1991; Santa Cruz Arts Festival, 1993-2000; Summer Intensives, 2001-2012

“Developing Teachers to Meet Developing Students.” Rudolf Steiner College,

Western Regional Conference, 1998

“What Does it Mean for a Waldorf Teacher to be an Esotericist.” Rudolf Steiner College,

Western Regional Conference, 1999

“Perspectives on Life: Biographical Phases.” Chicago Priests Seminary, 2007

“Waldorf Education, Its Hidden Depths.” Marin WS, 2005

“Parenting Today, The Waldorf Way.” 2012-2013

“What Does It Take for You to Be the Grown-Up in Your Home.” Marin WS, 2011

“Overcoming Nervousness.” Marin WS, 2012

“The Education of the Child.” EBWS, 2010

“Work of the Angel in Our Astral Body.” Alumni Study Group, 2011

“The Spiritual Foundations of Morality.” Alumni Study Group, 2009