The Alliance for Public Waldorf Education offers three categories or phases of membership.

Each phase has distinct characteristics, rights, and responsibilities. The categories and fees reflect the development of a school from earliest founding days to a mature, fully established school. After the Initiative stage, all members engage in an ongoing seven-year cycle of self-study and peer review. This supports their growth and development and ensures that Public Waldorf education isever-evolving and continuously renewed through practice, research, observation and active reflection. 

Intiatives

Intiatives

Groups of parents, teachers and/or interested community members considering forming a school out of their interest in Public Waldorf education. This phase lasts through the founding of a school and into its initial years of operation.
Dues: $500 until operational, then $5 per student per year.

Developing Members

Developing Members

Member schools that have at least three years of successful operation with enrolled students.They have undertaken an initial self-study and peer review, describing their alignment with the Core Principles of Public Waldorf Education.
Dues: $10 per student per year.

Full Members

Full Members

Member schools that have matured to the point where the Core Principles of Public Waldorf Education are substantially integrated throughout the school, confirmed by a full self study and peer review. Only Full Members are eligible for the Public Waldorf service mark at this time.
Dues: $10 per student.

For more information contact:

membership@allianceforpublicwaldorfeducation.org

The Path of Membership

At the heart of the process is self-study and peer review with transparency, integrity and support.

The Public Waldorf Service Mark

The Alliance for Public Waldorf Education has an agreement with AWSNA to sub-license the term “Public WaldorfSM”.

Membership Services & Benefits

There are many benefits to collaborating in the ongoing growth, development and the expansion of Public Waldorf education movement.