Collaborative Connections with EdCo: Jen Castle and Sherri Scott

Two of our EdCo members, Jen Castle and Sherri Scott are generous enough to share their experiences from Linden Waldorf with our community of educators. 

*originally published June 17, 2021

“Are the hawks mating again?” “I want to put the wood in the firepit.” “Layers, layers, layers!” — LWS students.

Their year has been filled with excitement, as they transformed their campus into an outdoor school in mere weeks, and as a result strengthened their community.  Student capacities and skills were enhanced by being outside, and their faculty and staff increased stamina and flexibility, all while building an appreciative relationship with the elements through the year. The sky was literally the limit! And they continued with that energy as they had a Circus, Archery Club, Pentathlon, May Faire, and Medieval Games. Joining EdCo provides direct connection to amazing educators like Jen and Sherri. Click here to join Jen and Sherri and hundreds of other teachers who have already benefited from the power of collaboration and the Educators\’ Cooperative’s professional community.




The Educators\’ Cooperative is a non-profit organization that provides a professional learning community for K-12 teachers. Created for teachers by teachers in 2016, EdCo provides professional development and support for educators to collaborate across sectors, disciplines, and career stages. EdCo aims to revolutionize teacher development and leadership by focusing on the essential agency, autonomy, and common ground all teachers share. EdCo is based in Nashville, Tennessee with a reach far beyond that physical location and potential for replication in communities throughout the nation. When educators collaborate, the future of education is greater than the sum of its parts.   Please visit for more information and to sign up for our newsletter.

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