Next session:

Sunday, July 1 – Saturday, July 28 2018

On the beautiful campus of the High Mowing School in Wilton in southern New Hampshire.

The Waldorf High School Teacher Education Program (WHiSTEP), held each summer in Wilton, New Hampshire, is a part-time low residency course spread over three consecutive Julys. In addition to the three summer intensives, students undertake two years of independent studies including a research project and internship in a Waldorf high school, leading to a certificate in high school teaching recognized at any Waldorf school around the world.

Questions were answered before I had formulated them

My understanding of myself and my students has grown considerably through my participation in class discussions and assigned readings. . . . I feel as though many of my own questions were answered before I had formulated them myself.

Sasha Guild, Waldorf high school teacher from Los Angeles, CA specializing in physics and math

Adolescents instinctively turn to the teacher who can open a window on tomorrow. They yearn for the mentor who will inspire courage and confidence. With more than 160 Waldorf schools in North America –– at least 43 with their own high school –– the need for qualified Waldorf high school teachers has never been greater. The Center for Anthroposophy offers a graduate-level program designed for:

  • High school teachers wishing to enrich their preparation
  • Professionals seeking a career change
  • Practicing educators

Unlike Waldorf elementary grade teachers, who accompany their class from year to year, Waldorf high school teachers specialize in subject areas. Among the areas of concentration offered in our program are:

  • Arts/Art History
  • Sciences (including Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • Humanities (including English, History, Social Studies)
  • Mathematics
  • Eurythmy


  • University degree or equivalent diploma
  • Preparatory foundation studies in anthroposophy and the arts
  • Experience in education and adolescent development

A brief video introduction to the Waldorf High School Teacher Education Program: