Pinon Belief System

  1. Education is a life process which promotes the joy of life long learning.
  2. Each child is entitled to the highest quality of educational opportunities.
  3. Everyone can learn and be successful.
  4. High expectations and hard work will enable each child to reach their full potential.
  5. Education must advance the dignity, self-esteem, growth, and integrity of all individuals.
  6. Education is the shared responsibility of the student, home, school, and community.
  7. It is essential that all persons and activities in the school district support the teaching and learning process.
  8. A variety of teaching and learning approaches are utilized to meet the individual needs of each student.
  9. Shared decision making is essential.
  10. Each child is validated and respected as to individual background, culture, and gender.
  11. The educational process will provide a safe and supportive learning environment for the promotion of exploration, discovery, decision-making, and risk taking.
  12. The school environment models and reinforces cooperative, acceptable, social behavior.