Parent Council

When Human Beings meet together seeking the spirit with unity of purpose, then they will also find their way to each other
-Rudolf Steiner


Purpose & Mission

As representatives of the parent body, the Parent Council’s mission is to build community, facilitate communication, and support parent education. The goal of the Parent Council is to ensure that all parents are co-creators of the healthy life and spirit of the Pasadena Waldorf School community. By being part of a collaborative leadership structure, the Parent Council helps create a thriving, cohesive community, collectively reaching out to the greater community to support the growth and potential of the school, guided by the principles of Waldorf Education and key elements of the PWS governance philosophy.

Click here to view or download the Pasadena Waldorf School Parent Council charter.

Parent Council Representatives – 2016-17

Chairs: Kellie Johnson & Shelly Wilner
Parent-Child: Merett Miller & Eric Shah
Poppy Preschool: Kim Yu
Sunflower Preschool: Leo Gomez & Maria Santos Coy
Rose Kindergarten: Chamonix Bosch & Mark Haslett
Lily Kindergarten: Gina Franco & Joyce Engebretsen
Grade 1: Clay Allen
Grade 2: Raquel Huggins & Cynthia Reis
Grade 3: Kellie Johnson
Grade 4: Josh Ivy
Grade 5: Peter Listro
Grade 6: Bradley Thordarson
Grade 7: Shelly Wilner
Grade 8: Jochen Schenk
Grade 9: Paul Arenas
Grade 10: Richard Schwartz
Grade 11: Walker Rollins
Grade 12: Gillian O’Connor & Kevin O’Connor

Parent Council Meetings Schedule

Parent Council meetings occur on the first Wednesday of the month from September through June. Meetings take place at 7:00 pm in the Community Room on our Mariposa Street campus.

All parents are welcome to attend the monthly Parent Council meetings. For more information or to RSVP for a meeting please email our Parent Council co-chairs Kellie Johnson and Shelly Wilner at

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PWS 2015-16 Parent Council

PWS 2015-16 Parent Council