Members of the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education are committed to the principles listed below.
The Core Principles ensure that Public Waldorf education is ever-evolving, and continuously renewed through practice, research, observation, and active reflection.
Public Waldorf education is founded on a coherent image of the developing human being.
An understanding of child development guides all aspects of the educational program, to the greatest extent possible within established legal mandates.
Public Waldorf education exists to serve both the individual and society.
Public Waldorf Schools work to increase diversity and access to all sectors of society.
School leadership is conducted through shared responsibilities within established legal structures.
Public Waldorf schools cultivate a love of lifelong learning and self-knowledge.