Detroit Waldorf School Parent Group

The DWS Parent Group helps to grow our school community and supports the faculty and staff, while enriching the lives of our students. Every parent and caregiver of DWS students is a member of the Parent Group. Our meetings are open to all as we continue to develop a healthy, inclusive and vital community.

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Upcoming Events

April Parent Group meeting:
Friday, April 12, 2019, 8:45-10:30 a.m.

Staff Appreciation Week
April 29-May 3, 2019
Please sign up here to celebrate our DWS faculty and staff.

May Parent Group meetings:
Friday, May 10, 2019, 8:45-10 a.m.
Friday, May 31, 2019, 8:45-10:30 a.m.

DWS Spring Clothing Swap
May 13-17, 2019

Drop off your gently used clothes during the week of May 6-10 to be sorted and organized for swappers to peruse after May 13th. All items will be donated after school of Friday, May 17.
Sign up to volunteer.

How do parents help?

The Detroit Waldorf School Parent Group is involved in many activities that create a positive space for collaboration between our parent community and our school. Activities include:

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Parent education opportunities

  • Community outreach & fundraising efforts

  • Staff & Faculty appreciation and support

  • Facebook group and Instagram moderating


DWS Parent Group Facilitators Roles 2018/2019

  • Facilitator/Chair: Andi Mahoney

  • Communications Facilitator: Diana Miller

  • Minutes Facilitator: Jordan Kelsey

  • Process Facilitator: Michele Pearson

  • Verse Facilitator: Sherry Gaines

  • Study Facilitator: Sarah Emmerson

  • Social Media Facilitator(s): Pamela Watts & Sherry Gaines

Contact the DWS Parent Group at
View our list of class representatives and their duties
Join the Detroit Waldorf School Parent Group
Facebook page.