Northeast LifeWays Early Childhood and Human Development Training
2008-2009 in Freeport, Maine
Director: Susan Silverio - 207-763-4652 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates: Session One: July 14 - 24, 2008; Session Two: Oct.10-13, 2008 (Friday evening - Mon. noon) Session Three: April 17-20, 2009 (Friday evening - Mon. noon); Final Session: July 20 - August 1, 2009
Location: Community Hall, Merriconeag Waldorf School, Freeport, Maine
3:00 p.m. - Registration Open
4 - 5:30 p.m. - Welcome, Introductions, Biography
Weekdays and Saturdays (summer sessions have a Sat. field trip to Spindlewood in Lincolnville, Maine)
Breakfast on your own
8:00 a.m. - Morning Song and Announcements
8:15 a.m. - Human Growth and Development Course
9:30 a.m. - Movement - Spacial Dynamics/Eurythmy
10:30 a.m. - Break
1:00 a.m. - Child, Family and Community Course
12:15 p.m. - Lunch
1:15 p.m. - Clean-Up/Fresh Air Walk on your own
2:00 p.m. - Domestic and Nurturing Arts
3:00 p.m. - Music/Speech
4:00 p.m. - Handwork (snacks available)
5:30 p.m. - Closing Verse
Dinner on your own
7:00 p.m. - (Most evenings have no classes; Open Discussion/Artistic presentation on some evenings)
Core Teaching Staff: Susan Silverio (Child, Family and Community, Domestic/Nurturing Arts), Rachel Ross (Human Growth and Development, Eurythmy), Donna Wenckus (Handwork), Mariah Moser (Music) John Saccone (Spacial Dynamics), Suzanne Down (Puppetry/Speech Development), Elizabeth Sustick, R.N. (Nurturing and Nourishing)Sarah Baldwin (Parent-Child Program Development) and many guest teachers.
Tuition, Mentor, Supply and Application Fees: Tuition is $3400 plus a $500 mentor fee and $300 supply fee. If full tuition is paid by May 1, there is a $400 tuition discount. Please write or call regarding limited scholarship or to set up a payment plan. There is a $50 non-refundable application fee.
Housing: Some guest houses and rooms from $25-45/night. On campus, cots and sleeping bag space, as well as areas for tenting at $10/night. Local bed & breakfasts and hotels.
Meals: Snacks and daily organic hot lunch are included in tuition. Student provides own breakfast and dinner.
Other Possible Costs: Student is responsible for mentor's travel expenses for two-day observation. Student is also required to bring a pentatonic lyre or kinderharp to the training. They are available for purchase through Ted Maehr 831-277-3971, A Child's Dream Come True 208-255-1664 and Rudolf Steiner College Bookstore 916-961-8729 among other places. Required books are available from SteinerBooks 800-856-8664, www.steinerbooks.org; Rudolf Steiner College Bookstore 916-961-8729; or Sunbridge College Bookstore 845-425-0983. The Developing Child: the First Seven Years is available through Waldorf Early Childhood Association Publications 845-352-1690, waldorfearlychildhood.org. Sing a Song with Baby and This is the Way We Work-A-Day can be ordered directly from www.naturallyyoucansing.com or 262-642-5921.
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