WE BELIEVE...

  • all meaningful academic inquiry is interconnected.
  • young people deserve to participate in authentic, professional work that benefits their communities.
  • engaging in the creative process is vital for a well-rounded education.
  • families are essential partners in a young person’s education.
  • deep learning happens in an intellectually challenging and emotionally supportive environment.
  • depth of knowledge should be prioritized over breadth.
  • direct communication among teachers, learners, administrators, and families is essential.
  • diversity of thought and personal identity among teachers and learners maximizes learning and strengthens communities.