Serena Syn, an innovative early childhood educator, completed
the Waldorf Early Childhood Training and the LifeWays Early Childhood Training programs at the Rudolf Steiner
College, in Fair Oaks, California. She has been an Early
Childhood educator for 16 years, and has come to embrace Waldorf
Education and the LifeWays Childcare program for their integrative,
holistic, and practical approach to education and childcare.
She is a respresentative for
LifeWays North America, which is devoted to developing healthy
childcare, parent-infant, and parent-child programs, and training
programs for caregivers, parents and parent educators. These
programs are inspired by the works of Rudolf Steiner, the
educational methods of Waldorf Early Childhood Training. They
are supported by contemporary early childhood research as well as
common sense and the wisdom of many generations of parents.
Serena has taught and lectured locally and
internationally, a series of popular workshops on seasonal crafts
for the young child, toy-making, enjoyable nutritional snacks and
meals, healthy environments for young children, and parent-child workshops,
and many other Early Childhood Development topics.
Serena is a staff member of the Sacramento Waldorf School, the Golden
Valley Charter School, and the LifeWays Early Childcare Center at Rudolf
Steiner College, in Fair Oaks, California, USA
She operates the PeaPod Playgroup
Parent-Child Program in her home in Citrus Heights, California, USA