We Believe...

    • Each child should have the same opportunities.
    • Every child is good at something.
    • Every child can be successful if you allow for different definitions of success.
    • Avoiding negativity and aspiring to stay positive will improve our work environment.
    • All kids have an equal need to belong.
    • All kids need safety zones.
    • Special education should not be a stigma.
    • Special education should enable students to reach potential.
    • We should never close doors.
    • When we strive to do our best, kids will in turn strive to be their best.
    • We should initiate relationships on behalf of our students.
    • An Interdependent team of educators best serves the students' well being.
    • We must Walk the Talk.
    • IEP’s should be developed and implemented by all.
    • We are students' advocates.
    • If genuine patience, encouragement, and organized teaching are used that allow children to experience real success, it’s been a good day.
    • Student success is dependent on school. Schools success is dependent on students.
    • You never know who you might impact.
    • We should be providing tools and skills for success to allow students to earn success, not have it given to them.
    • Students and staff are in partnership.
    • Each child should be honored and respected for all the things we do not yet know about them.
    • Our job is to help them discover their passion.
    • Our increased expectations will result in increased student success.
    • All kids need to fit in.
    • Kids gotta feel the love.
    • The standards are not enough.
    • Special Ed and General Ed teachers working together can increase educational benefits for every student.
    • Expect the unexpected.
    • Influence behaviors by being a role model
    • Attitude is reflective of position; positions can change with motivation.
    • Your patience and perseverance will smooth the path for students to attain their goals
    • Provide student with sufficient support to stand and compete among all his peers.