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Late Interest in
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Preparing for Life



Knitting Is More Important Than Homework

Waldorf parent Mara Menachem writes in the Huffington Post about her experience of putting her two sons into a Waldorf school.



Educating Children for the Journey: Jack Petrash



How to Escape Education's Death Valley: Ken Robinson



Schools Kill Creativity: Ken Robinson



Bring on the Education Revolution: Ken Robinson



Changing Education Paradigms






MSNBC Nov 30th, 2011

LOS ALTOS Allysun Sokolowski, a third-grade teacher, greets each one of her 29 students by name and shakes their hand as they enter the classroom. It's easy for her because she's known these kids at the Los Altos, Calif., school for a while.




Daily Pilot Sept 22nd, 2011

COSTA MESA The Waldorf School of Orange County plans to dedicate environmentally friendly classrooms crafted from recycled shipping containers Friday evening.



Daily Pilot Sept 14th, 2011

COSTA MESA Standing before the Costa Mesa Planning Commission, Ellen Kawata thanked the city and the Waldorf School of Orange County for helping her business.






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Waldorf School of Orange County - Where Education Come Alive

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Community Development Director -

responsible for creating and supporting activities to maintain and grow a healthy community fundraising program, as well as promote clear and insightful communication, community building and customer retention. This position is supervised by the College of Teachers and the Board of Trustees.




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Phone: 949-574-7775 - Email: lmasterson@waldorfschool.com



About our school:

Waldorf School of Orange County - Where Education Come AliveWaldorf School of Orange County (WSOC) is a strong stable school with over 300 students. Over the past 20 years, we have evolved from a single kindergarten to a vibrant school with playgroup, 3- and 5-day kindergarten classes and first through eighth grades. We opened our Waldorf high school in the fall of 2007. WSOC is a full member of AWSNA. The operation of WSOC is guided by the College of Teachers which upholds the spiritual and pedagogical ideals of the school. The faculty includes specialty teachers for Japanese, Spanish, eurythmy, handwork, woodwork, art, games, choir and stringed orchestral instruments.

Sunny Southern California Beckons:

Waldorf School of Orange County - Where Education Come AliveOur ten-acre school site is located on the bluffs above the Pacific Ocean adjoining a park and nature preserve area. A mild climate year-round with little rain and sunny skies nearly everyday lets us take advantage of our unique environment. Beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, and a vibrant growing community are just a few of the features that make Orange County one of California's most desirable locations. Costa Mesa is located just one hour south of Los Angeles and ninety minutes north of San Diego.

Waldorf School of Orange County - Where Education Come AliveIn addition the area offers excellent employment and professional opportunities for working spouses. The University of California, Irvine and several other universities and colleges are in close proximity. The area is home to world-class theatres, museums, art galleries, and libraries. A multitude of health food stores can be found and biodynamic produce is available. Alternative health care is accessible as well as a variety of anthroposophical study groups that happily welcome new participants.

Contact Information:

We look forward to receiving your resume and further discussing how your experience, dedication and energy could be part of our growing community. Waldorf School of Orange County offers competitive salaries and benefits. Please send inquiries, resumes and references to...

Lisa Masterson Faculty Coordinator
Email: lmasterson@waldorfschool.com
Waldorf School of Orange County
2350 Canyon Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: (949) 574-7775 xt 203
FAX: (949) 574-7740

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