Vision Statement

The vision of Sophia's Hearth is that through our approach to early childhood education:

  • Every child is met with dignity in the early years of life.

  • All children be provided an environment to build a healthy body, allowing them to develop into self-directed human beings with creativity, imagination and social capacities.

  • All children are given the opportunity to unfold their unique spiritual nature.

  • Those who care for and welcome the young child are supported and respected.

Mission Statement

The mission of Sophia's Hearth is informed by Rudolf Steiner’s Anthroposophy, Waldorf Education, and the Pikler Institute to:

  • Provide daily care and education for children.

  • Offer whole hearted support for families.

  • Provide education and mentoring for early childhood teachers.

Implementing our Mission

We, at Sophia's Hearth, will:

  • Advocate on behalf of children and families with knowledge, awareness and passion for a world where childhood is joyful and honored.

  • Provide rhythmic care and education for children from infancy to kindergarten age.

  • Foster a relationship with the natural world through exploration and practical work activities.

  • Empower early childhood teachers and manifest joy as the heart of their vocation.