• 2014-2015 classes have begun!

    Internal & External Waldorf Teaching Certificates
  • NEW: Eurythmy Foundation Studies!

    Build Your Foundation
  • More than just Waldorf Teacher Training

    Who We Are
Welcome to the home of the Micha-el Institute, providing courses in anthroposophy, the arts, and Waldorf teacher training.

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Founded in 1999, under the guidance of John Miles in Portland, Oregon, the Institute also offers courses and
continuing education for parents and community members.

Please see new address and parking directions at the bottom of each page. Thank you.

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Students are now registering for the Internal Comprehensive Course for the 2014-2015 school year, and all the summer programs.   This year we are holding a participatory conference on Micha-elic schools during the August Foundation Conference.

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Registration forms can be found on the Foundation Studies and Eurythmy Foundation Studies pages.

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Registration and Study Plans for the External Comprehensive Courses will be available from September 1. 2014 .  Study plans are available and are issued when the 1st payment is received.  

To save the annual registration fee of $100, registration must be received before October 1, 2014.  

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Early Childhood External Students:
The Early Childhood Conference this year is on “Founding Rhythms of Life”. The conference is filling up so late comers need to register promptly.

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Foundation Studies: Register now for the August Foundation Conference 2014.
The Foundation studies are completed by taking the introductory course, classes are held on Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at the Micha-el School: 13515 A SE Rusk Rd., Milwaukie, OR 97222.

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rs“Waldorf education rests on actual teaching practice. It only lives when it is carried out, for it intends nothing more or less than life itself.  In actual fact, it cannot truly be described, it must be experienced.”
~ Rudolf Steiner: Arlesheim, 1924