Mission & Goals

Mission Statement

snyergy

The Maslow Academy of Applied Learning is an educational partnership of master teachers, involved families and reflective learners who challenge one another to grow through experiential and applied learning to reach their peak potential.  

Our vision is for the Maslow Academy of Applied Learning to foster a community where individuals are encouraged to reach their peak potential.

Goal 1
Goal 1

All students’ physical, safety, belonging and esteem needs met so they may concentrate on their academics and reach their peak potential.

Objectives:

  • Students are provided with a safe, comfortable, nurturing environment where they can fit in and stand out.
  • Academy schedules optimize the educational experience, and include ample time for experiential learning, exploring the arts and physical activity.
Goal 1 – Continued
Goal 1 – Continued

Objectives:

  • Students are served healthy, tasty, made-from-scratch foods for breakfast, lunch and snacks using locally produced ingredients whenever possible.
  • Teachers and other staff help students develop their self-esteem by recognizing and celebrating differences, and helping students understand, identify and strengthen their gifts.
Goal 1 – Continued
Goal 1 – Continued

Objectives:

  • Students are challenged to set and achieve goals that will, over time, provide them with the skills they need to achieve their peak potential and become successful, capable twenty-first century citizens.
  • Students advance when they master the social and academic skills needed to succeed at the next level.
Goal 2
Goal 2

Highly motivated, master teachers provide differentiated instruction for all students at each student’s level using brain-based and multiple-intelligence techniques.

Objectives:

  • Teachers are highly qualified and certified to teach at the elementary level.
  • Teachers embody life-long learning and serve as role models for their students through continuous professional development with advanced coursework, workshops, webinars, reading, research & other activities.
Goal 2 – Continued
Goal 2 – Continued

Objectives:

  • Teachers collaborate, establishing goals for learners, developing school curricula, coordinating instruction, interpreting data and implementing appropriate student services.
  • Teachers integrate and, when possible, embed all relevant, available educational technologies to enhance their students’ learning processes.
  • Teachers use real-world, applied learning and authentic assessments.
  • Teachers reflect the diversity of our community.
Goal 3
Goal 3

Parents and families are actively engaged in the academy.

Objectives:

  • Parents and other family members are actively engaged in each child’s educational process. They participate in homework, academy events and volunteer as appropriate for each situation.
  • Engaged family members connect the academy to the community it serves, and weave a complex tapestry of connectivity.
Goal 4
Goal 4

Teachers and parents actively seek ways to engage students in community service.

Objectives:

  • Positive working relationships with multiple stakeholders form solid lines of communication and provide a diverse array of community engagement opportunities.
  • Partnerships and strategic alliances strengthen the academy and the services it provides back to the community.
We value:

  • Transparency and open communication
  • Compassion and tolerance
  • Creative exploration and confident, considered risk-taking
  • Thinking globally and acting locally
  • Diversity in all its forms – thoughts, ideas, backgrounds, ethnicities and more
  • Shared responsibility

Maslow_Quote