Our School

mission

VISION STATEMENT

The vision of Turlington Woods School is that all students who receive the school's specialized support to go on to:


    • Graduate from high school

    • Pursue higher vocational or educational 

    • Enter the workforce as productive citizens in our community 

    • Have a positive impact in the global community

    Faculty and Staff Shared Beliefs

    WE BELIEVE THAT A SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL IS ONE THAT:
     - Teaches students how to be respectful, responsible, and safe.
     - Models appropriate behaviors, coping skills, and social and character skills.
     - Supports the growth of academics and vocational skills.

    WE BELIEVE THAT A SUCCESSFUL STUDENT IS ABLE TO:
     - Demonstrate academic growth by reading, writing, comprehending, and thinking critically.
     - Apply him/herself by completing assignments and engaging academically.
     - Demonstrate behavioral growth by following directions, being respectful, and maximizing learning activities.
     - Function in his/her base school and society by making good choices.

    WE BELIEVE THAT AN EFFECTIVE CLASSROOM IS ONE IN WHICH:
     - Students are engaged and learning.
     - Students are challenging their minds to discover new information.
     - Students are safe.

    WE BELIEVE THAT A GOOD STAFF MEMBER IS ONE WHO:
     - Provides support and builds relationships.
     - Demonstrates and promotes prosocial skills.
     - Listens empathetically to offer emotional guidance.
     - Demonstrates professionalism.
     - Completes his/her responsibilities with full effort and to the best of his/her ability.

    WE BELIEVE THAT AN EFFECTIVE SCHOOL FACULTY IS ONE THAT:
     - Works as a team.
     - Values the needs of the student.

    TO BE A SUCCESSFUL ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM, WE BELIEVE THAT:
     - Staff must help students set goals, provide structure, and set guidelines that will enable
       students to transition back to their base schools upon completion of our program.  
     - There must be a positive intervention in place to ensure academic and behavioral success
       for all students.


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