During the spring of 2020, the Waldorf School of Atlanta was fully engaged and operational with remote classrooms and education (Learning Beyond the Classroom) and remote administrative offices throughout the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year due to the coronavirus pandemic. WSA's Faculty and Administration continue to ensure our students’ continuity of learning, our community's connectivity, and our school’s and community's needs are met with ongoing administrative operations.
During the Spring of 2020, WSA transitioned to educating our students and supporting our community through our Learning Beyond the Classroom remote learning format and online curriculum. WSA's faculty and staff collaborated with enthusiasm and imagination to bring our vibrant curriculum into the homes and hearts of every WSA family. Get a glimpse of our Learning Beyond the Classroom journey below!
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Frequently Asked Questions
What does remote learning look like at WSA? What is Learning Beyond the Classroom?
With the Learning Beyond the Classroom remote learning format, faculty continue to prepare lessons, assignments, activities, resources, etc. that allow WSA's rich educational program to continue in each student's home. A combination of physical lesson packets and online resources including emails, video calls, Microsoft Teams and ParentSquare are being used in varying degrees depending on grade level.
Will WSA provide remote community gatherings?
WSA recognizes that goodwill and joy are more important than ever in times such as these, and the strength of the WSA community can help us all withstand these difficult times. The values of kindness, community, truth, beauty, and goodness can guide us. WSA will continue to plan and hold virtual community gatherings and town halls, and these will be announced as they are scheduled via ParentSquare.
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Will there be any tuition refunds for the 2020-21 school year?
In the event of remote learning at any time during the 2020-21 school year, The WSA Board of Trustees has approved the following refund policy for Early Childhood families for the 2020-21 school year:
Early Childhood Refund Policy for 2020-21 School Year
For the 2020-21 school year, all Early Childhood families will receive a 50% tuition credit for every week we are in remote learning (Learning Beyond the Classroom) with the acknowledgement that our youngest students are not able to fully benefit from a Waldorf experience while being at home. In order to work within the constraints of our budget, up to 10 weeks of the weekly credit will be applied towards the 2020-21 school year. For any weeks of remote learning after the 10 weeks, the 50% weekly credit will be applied to the following school year of 2021-22 and will be based on the 2021-22 tuition rates (thus providing a greater future benefit).