Directory of LifeWays Early Childhood Programs
Programs that incorporate the LifeWays approach to child care and parent education are spreading throughout North America! We encourage you to visit these providers and experience for yourself the many forms that LifeWays relationship-based programs can take.
- LifeWays Representative Programs enjoy the highest level of recognition. Their approach to working with children and families is based on concepts taught in the LifeWays® training with particular emphasis on Rudolf Steiner’s research on human development. All primary caregivers in Representative Programs have completed the LifeWays® training or its equivalent or are currently enrolled in LifeWays® training. Click here to learn about becoming a LifeWays Representative Program.
- Other programs are listed alphabetically within each state or province. Where applicable, individuals to contact are noted as LifeWays Graduates.
- Additional listings are for Aligned Programs that have indicated an affinity with LifeWays® Principles and Practices, but who have not completed a LifeWays® Training.
Click here for more information about listing your program with LifeWays North America.
LifeWays Child Care Society - Representative Program
532 E. 4th St. North
Vancouver, BC V7L 1J6
Contact: Margo Running
Hearthstone Childcare - Representative Program
# 1 Hesperus Rd. Apt 101
Vaughan, Ontario L4J 0G9
Contact: Laurie Harper-Burgess, LifeWays Graduate
Nettlewood Playgarden ~ Representative Program
3199 N Palmer-Fishhook Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
Contact: Lori Berrigan, LifeWays Graduate
A Child’s Garden of Thyme ~ Representative Program
BeeLoved Farm Playschool Childrens' Center - Representative Program
2947 Ponderosa Rd.
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
Contact: Kelly Hodgkin
KULANU Playgarden - Representative Program
1100 West Sexton Road
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Contact: Yael Raff Peskin
Mothering Arts - Representative Program
Nurturing Mothers and Babies. Handbook available!
1213 High School Road
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Contact: Kerry Ingram
Peapod Playgroup - Representative Program
7325 Huntington Square Lane, Apt 65
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
Contact: Serena Syn
Lilac Sea Nursery School
2428 Commonwealth Ave
San Diego, CA 92104
Contact: Mallory Ott, LifeWays Graduate
Mi Escuelita en Español
147 Silliman Street
San Francisco, CA 94134
Contact: Ines Portugal, LifeWays Graduate
59 Grand View Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94114
Contact: Julie Fellom, LifeWays Aligned
11951 Banner Lava Cap Rd
Nevada City, CA 95959
Contact: Deva Hauber, LifeWays Aligned
Boulder Waldorf Kindergarten LifeWays Program - Representative Program
4072 N 19th St.
Boulder, CO 80304
Contact: Seana Grady, Director
Joyful Toddlers! - Representative Program
Offering teleclasses and consulting
Contact: Faith Collins
Outside Kids - Representative Program
The Playgarden - Representative Program
223 8th Avenue S.
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Contact: Carol Wagner
Creative Nurturing Communities, Pilot Project, Mindanao, Philippines
913 Ahuwale St.
Honolulu, HI 96821
Contact: Kahlil S. Apuzen-Ito, Lifeways Graduate
Hearthstone Forest Preschool and Early Childhood - Representative Program
18 Christy Hill Rd.
Sedgwick, ME 04676
Contact: Jennifer McCall
The Little Farm School - Representative Program
31 Enterprise Rd
Limerick, ME 04048
Contact: Mary Vermette-Graham, Director
Mountain Bluebells Preschool & Nursery Center ~ Representative Program
Hummingbird Hill Playgarden ~ Representative Program
The Rose Garden Early Childhood Center - Representative Program
Rose Rock School and LifeWays Center - Representative Program
1515 W Main St
Norman, OK 73069
Contact: Shanah Ahmadi
Little Root Children
9755 N Syracuse St.
Portland, OR 97203
Contact: Andrea Davey, LifeWays Graduate
Magnolia Blossom Preschool
6921 North Roberts Avenue
Portland, OR 97203
Contact: Chelsea Brendtro, LifeWays Aligned
33 Mitchell's Lane
Middletown, RI 02842
Contact: Bethany Harvey, Aligned Program
14 Tall Oaks Trail
Austin, TX 78737
Contact: Lindsey Falconer, LifeWays Graduate
LifeWays Early Childhood Center - Representative Program
3224 N. Gordon Place
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Contact: Jaimmie Stugard