When: FRIDAY EVENING APRIL 27 AND SATURDAY APRIL 28, 2018
Where: 515 Cougar Ridge Drive S.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3H 5G9
Phone: 403-287-1868 | Fax: 403-287-3414
FRIDAY EVENING APRIL 27 AND SATURDAY APRIL 28, 2018
About Keynote Speaker: Torin M. Finser, PhD
Torin M. Finser has his PhD in Educational Leadership and an MA in Education with Waldorf specialization. Dr. Finser was a Waldorf student himself, having attended Waldorf schools in the United States and Germany. He has been an educator for more than three decades (as a class teacher, subject specialty teacher, and teacher of teachers) and is an international speaker, consultant, advisor, and advocate for school renewal. Torin has served on the Board of six Waldorf schools, and he has served as General Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society in America. Torin has for many years worked as an organizational consultant for a wide variety and number of schools, in the areas of leadership development, conflict resolution, organizational and group dynamics, mentoring, and teacher development. He has led workshops and conferences on healthy school relationships; stress transformation; individual, school and community renewal; and the arts and foreign languages in the curriculum. Dr. Finser is the author of ten books, including School as a Journey; In Search of Ethical Leadership; School Renewal; Organizational Integrity; A Second Classroom: Parent-Teacher Relationships in a Waldorf School; Finding Your Self: Exercises and Suggestions for Teachers; Leadership Development; and most recently Education for Nonviolence: The Waldorf Way.
|FRIDAY APRIL 27, 2018|
|6:45 pm||Registration Opens|
|7:15 to 9:00 pm||Evening Keynote Talk by Torin Finser|
|SATURDAY APRIL 28, 2018|
|8:15 am||Registration Opens|
|9:00 am||Morning Keynote Talk by Torin Finser|
|11:15 am||Morning Workshops|
|2:15 pm||Afternoon Workshops|
|4:00 pm||Wrap-up with Torin Finser|
The conference is limited to 150 participants on a first come, first served basis. Note, we are now offering online registration only, starting February 1st..
Register before March 18th for our Early Bird Prize Draw – a $50.00 Gift Certificate to the Pixie Hut!
Conference Fee (includes lunch and light snacks)
$105 per person by April 17th
$130 per person after April 17th
Gateways registration is only available online. Registration starts February 1st at: calgarywaldorf.org/gateways.html
Payment must be made online at: calgarywaldorf.org/gateways.html
Waldorf-inspired toys, books, and supplies will be available for purchase from the Pixie Hut during registration times, and at snack and lunch breaks.
If you require lodging during your stay in Calgary for the Gateways Conference please let us know. We can let you know of nearby hotels or discuss the option of billeting with a Calgary Waldorf School family of faculty member
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 403-287-1868 ext. 148
LOCATION OF CONFERENCE
515 Cougar Ridge Drive SW.
The Calgary Waldorf School is located in the south-west neighbourhood of Cougar Ridge.