News & Announcements:Board of Trustees

Study of Our Campus: Findings and Deliberations

Posted by Mike Sekel, Board President on February 15, 2018

During the All Community Meeting on January 27, 2018, Mell Lawrence and Clare Van Montfrans of Mell Lawrence Architects presented preliminary findings on their study of the Austin Waldorf School campus. The presentation began with a summary of information obtained from the focus groups conducted last year by ISPG. The... Full Article »

All Community Meeting Has Packed House

Posted by Mike Sekel, Board President on February 15, 2018

Despite a parent morning at the same time and middle school girls traveling to Texas Lutheran University for a choral festival, over 65 people attended the All Community Meeting on Saturday, January 27. Board President Mike Seke opened the meeting and shared the three major areas on which the Board... Full Article »

Expansion Plan Quietly Progresses

Posted by Mike Sekel, President, Board of Trustees on November 15, 2017

In August, it was announced that AWS would move forward on a school expansion project. Since then nothing has been shared. What is happening? Since August, work has been occurring in the background leading towards the development of the plan that allows for enrollment expansion while maintaining those traits that... Full Article »

Board of Trustees 2017-2018 Overview

Posted by Mike Sekel, Board President on September 12, 2017

The Board of Trustees welcomes you to the 2017-18 school year! This article will update you on Board members and on our goals for the coming year. Board membership has not changed much from last year. The Executive Committee keeps all the same members but with some changing titles. EXECUTIVE... Full Article »

A Culture of Philanthropy: A Review of the 2016-2017 Year

Posted by Catherine Ashton, Development Director on May 30, 2017

This year’s Giving Tree Fund exceeded its initial goal by more than $15,000! The commitment of our parents, alumni families, grandparents, faculty and staff, and friends translated into more than $215,000 raised to support the Austin Waldorf School. The committed Development Committee and Board of Trustees served as ambassadors of... Full Article »

Board Corner: June 2017

Posted by Teresa Carbajal Ravet on May 30, 2017

It has been a full and busy year for the Board of Trustees of the Austin Waldorf School with experienced leaders, new faces, and a view into the future. Here are just a few items that the Board worked on this school year and a few others that will continue... Full Article »

Off-The-Record Board Meeting Notes | April 2017

Posted by Teresa Carbajal Ravet on April 20, 2017

About the Board Blog The Board Blog is a monthly blog post of the most recent Board meeting. What’s the content? A quick, easy update of the Board agenda and topics of discussion. Feeling the Rhythm Board Study of the Core Principles of Waldorf Education – Principal #5: Methodology of Teaching... Full Article »

AWS Board Corner | Welcome to OPEN MIC

Posted by Teresa Carbajal Ravet on February 24, 2017

We, the AWS Board of Trustees, need to hear your perspectives and ideas. We offer a time at the beginning of each regular Board meeting for you to share what’s on your mind. Any member of the AWS Community may address the Board during the OPEN MIC period, set aside... Full Article »

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