Support the unfolding child’s mind
Maintains a workplace that:
- Values and incorporates continuing education outside the classroom while providing the opportunity for long term career development
- Ensures that all team members participates in a continuous program of professional development and documents teachers’ plans for and participation in ongoing professional development.
- Provides opportunities for teachers to provide input in decision-making.
- Implements an annual evaluation system that provides for the professional growth of all personnel.
- Assigns professional staff responsibilities based on their qualifications (i.e., professional preparation, ability, knowledge, and experience).
- Provides for all the necessary educational materials to enable a well-prepared comprehensive learning environment.
- Provides a respectful work environment that values all individuals.
- Ensures that parents and children respect teachers in all communication and interaction.