Parent Community

Parent Community

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Suncoast Waldorf School

Parent Community

 

The Suncoast Waldorf School Parents Community creates and nurtures a vibrant community through volunteerism that supports and enriches the lives of parents, staff and students.  It is comprised of all the parents and participation is highly encouraged.

Objective:

Come together as a community to help support our developing Waldorf School and its families.

Mission:

Support, educate and facilitate communication within the Waldorf community:

– Support quality Waldorf education at the Suncoast Waldorf School

– Educate, support and challenge ourselves as parents in the transforming work of Waldorf education

– Provide a place for parents’ voices through discussion within the school community

– “Hold” the school community through its support, response, and involvement in all aspects of its work

 

Member Make-Up:

- All parents at SWS are automatically members of the Parents Community

- Class representatives serve as liaisons for their respective classes, teachers and the PC

- Parents Community to have a liaison with governance, board and faculty

Meetings:

Parents Community meetings are held bi-monthly.  This is a wonderful opportunity to hear what is going on in many areas of the school, to learn about and have input on upcoming PC activities, school decision making, and to socialize with fellow parents.

 

Parent Enrichment Programs:

Educating our community through lectures, workshops, and documentaries such as:

-       Lecture Series led by SWS teachers & faculty

-       Art & Eurhythmy Series

-       Guest speakers

-       Documentary Screenings

 

It’s important that families support the goals of educating & uplifting the community through attendance. Suggested speakers and topics welcomed.

 

Scheduled PC Meeting Dates for 2013-2014

All meetings to take place in the Cafeteria (Stapleton Building) and will be from 8:30-9:30am

September 26, 2013
March 20, 2012
December 11, 2013 May 22, 2014
January 23, 2014

 

Topics to be addressed this year:  Class Parents, community building, parent communication, guest speaker series + documentaries (considerations: Richard Louv, Douglas Gerwin, Joe Savage, John Kim Payne +  No Child Left Behind, Play Again)

Plus, whatever else you, the parents want to bring to the community to discuss!