Jack Petrash, long-time Waldorf educator, author and lecturer, to offer series of parent enrichment talks at SWS- Feb. 26-27

About Jack Petrash:

Jack Petrash has been a class teacher at the Washington Waldorf School, and has taken four classes on the extended journey from grade one to grade eight.
Jack is also the founder and director of the Nova Institute, an organization that works to build a bridge between mainstream education and Waldorf education: He is the author of Understanding Waldorf Education: Teaching from the Inside Out and his recent TEDx talk, Preparing Children for the Journey, has been seen by many parents and teachers within the Walodrf communities in North America.
In addition, Petrash has worked with parent education, and particularly with fathers. His pieces have appeared in the Washington Post and on NPR. He is the author of Covering Home: Lessons on Fathering from the Game of Baseball and Navigating the Terrain of Childhood: A GUide to Meaningful Parenting and Heartfelt Discipline.

Friday, february 26, 7:00 p.m.:  "Do schools today have it right?"

Educating children for a rapidly changing world is a challenging assignment. What can we offer our students that will prepare them for a world we cant envision, and at the same time satisfy them today?

saturday, february 27, 9:00 am- Noon:  "The Journey through childhood: a workshop for parents"

Parenting presents us with a variety of assignments. We are called on to care for our children physically, emotionally, academically, spiritually..and still have time for ourselves. How do we do this what does it ask of us?
Light breakfast fare and coffee/ tea will be served.


Childcare will be available for SWS students- please call and reserve in advance. Space is limited. (Saturday only).  No drop ins, please.

Kindly RSVP for both events:  (717) 426-4506 x 224 or admissions@susquehanna.org