Everyone is an individual with special gifts, talents and needs.
Everyone is important and has much to offer.
The strengths and needs of learners determine the methods and strategies of instruction.
Learning is life-long.
Education and learning are collaborative responsibilities of parents, school personnel, community members and students.
Everyone can succeed and learn, given encouragement, support, high expectations, respect, and appropriate instruction.
Learners need and deserve a safe learning environment.
Education/the learning environment needs to stimulate and engage the learner.
Change is inevitable. Changing the learning environment should be based on best practices and meaningfully involve all members of our learning community.