awsna resources

The Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) is 
proud to bring you Why Waldorf Works, a definitive source of news 
and information about Waldorf Education. Here, you can explore this 
remarkable approach to educating children that boasts an 86 year 
history in North America. 

Waldorf Education has grown from its humble beginnings in North America to include more than 160 schools across the continent, 250 early childhood centers, 17 teacher training institutes, 1 school entirely adapted for children with special needs, 1 school adopted by Native Americans and 8 schools with educational programs designed in partnership with farms practicing organic or biodynamic agriculture. So as you can see, this independent school movement has grown to have a huge reach and influence across the continent and remains as exciting and challenging as the day it started.