Waldorf Leadership Development
A program for administrators, staff, trustees and pedagogical leaders serving Waldorf schools.
Class Schedule 
May 14, 2022 – April 2023

Administration Seminar, Saturday, May 14, 2022 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET (virtual)  

 Karen Atkinson and  Torin Finser – Orientation to  the program.  Presentation on agreements as a basis for productive collaboration.

Administration Intensive, Sunday, June 26th 2:30 pm – 5:15pm ET,  Monday, June 27th through Thursday, June 30th 11:30am – 5:45pm ET (virtual)

Daily presentations by Torin Finser on karmic connections, followed by breakout group discussions, and hygienic eurythmy with Leonore Russell. Special guests include, Connie Stokes, David Barham, Emily Merchant, and Chiaki Uchiyama 
  • Group Dynamics and Leadership Styles
  • Communication and Role Clarity in a Waldorf School 
  •  Difficult conversations and working with conflict in the workplace
  • Leadership and Initiative
  • Learning to “Read” the Biography of a Waldorf School
  • Navigating Pedagogical Leadership – Roles, Responsibilities, Communication
  • Building for Success: The Founding and Early Years of a Public Waldorf School

Administration Seminars, Saturdays from 3:00 – 4:30 ET (virtual) 

9/10 Special Guest Presentation

9/24 Special Guest Presentation

Administration Intensive, Keene, NH  (in-person)

October 7-11 th, Friday 5 p.m. – Tuesday 5 p.m.  

Torin Finser, Karen Atkinson, Leonore Russell, Karine Munk Finser, Michal Noer and  Guest Presentations

10/7  Collaborating Together – Faculty, Board, and Administration 

10/8  Leadership and Followership 

10/9  Decision Making as a Litmus Test for Leaders  

10/10  Role Clarity and Authority 

10/11  Mentorship and Evaluation   

Administration Seminars, Saturdays continue from 3:00 – 4:30 ET (virtual) 

11/12  Special Guest Presentation

12/3 Special Guest Presentation

12/17  Special Guest Presentation

1/14   Special Guest Presentation

1/28 Special Guest Presentation

2/11 Special Guest Presentation

2/25  Special Guest Presentation

Administration Intensive, Keene, NH (in-person)

April (date TBD) 2023 Friday pm – Monday pm 

Torin Finser, Karen Atkinson, Leonore Russell, Karine Munk Finser, Michal Noer 

  • Introduction to Case Studies and Framing Perspectives
  • Organizational Trauma
  • Strategic vs Tactical and Working with Resistance
  • Student Presentations 

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