Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

“The healthy social life is found when in the mirror of each human soul the whole community finds its reflection, and when in the community the strength of each human soul is living.” — Rudolf Steiner

Summerfield Waldorf School & Farm is committed to:

  • Recognizing all people in their full humanity;
  • Striving to provide an inclusive learning environment where all are seen, heard and welcomed;
  • Becoming agents of change by:
    • Learning from mistakes or oversights,
    • Informing ourselves and engaging in meaningful conversation,
    • Inviting elders or representatives of non-dominant or marginalized groups to work with us on our path;
  • Recognizing inequity, injustice and inequality in our history and current affairs, in order to make conscious choices to grow toward equity, justice, inclusivity and diversity in our school;
  • Widening views to inform classroom teaching, relationships with parents, students and colleagues, and interactions with the community;
  • Understanding that the topics of diversity, equity and inclusion are learning and growth opportunities that are ever evolving.

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