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Keynote Speaker


Elan Leibner

Chair - Pedagogical Section Council

Elan Leibner

Elan Leibner received his teacher training at the Waldorf Institute in Spring Valley, NY (later Sunbridge College) under Norman Davidson. He was a class teacher at the Waldorf School of Princeton, NJ from 1990-2008, taking two classes through the complete eight-year cycle and bringing a third to graduation. He was a co-founder and pedagogical director of the school’s Foundation Studies Program, where his teaching duties have included Rudolf Steiner’s basic books. He then worked as the education course leader at Emerson College, UK for a year.

Since 2010, he has been working as a consultant and adult educator in the US, including also chairing the Pedagogical Section Council since 2012 and editing the Research Bulletin for Waldorf Education. Elan lives in New Jersey.