The typical model of governance in Waldorf schools is for teachers to provide the principal voice on how the school is run. Our Council of Teachers has been and continues to be the principal body for guiding the art of education and the well-being of the school community.
As the school has grown, however, the need has grown for dedicated staff to manage the school, coordinate among its various areas, and make a host of decisions without the need for a meeting of the Council of Teachers. Our new structure continues to be led by the Council of Teachers. In addition, the Council delegates authority to three directors (or “sub-directors”) who are each responsible for a given area of school life. These three areas, which come out of our work with Rudolf Steiner’s threefold society, are the Pedagogy, the Administration, and Development. Each area has its own autonomy, while also coordinating with the other two areas when necessary. Each director is entrusted with leading his/her area for the overall well-being of the school and ultimately reports to the Council of Teachers.