Educational Philosophies

I believe that every child matters
I believe in creating genuine human connections
I believe that mental health matters
I believe in inclusive education
I believe in standing up for what is right
I believe in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment
I believe in hands-on learning
I believe in outdoor education
I believe in the importance of Indigenous education
I believe everyone has the right to learn, regardless of age, race, disability, religion, culture, gender
I believe teachers learn along with side students
I believe in the importance of body positivity, self-love & confidence

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

NELSON MANDELLA

“THE MOST VALUABLE RESOURCE THAT ALL TEACHERS HAVE IS EACH OTHER. WITHOUT COLLABORATION OUR GROWTH IS LIMITED TO OUR OWN PERSPECTIVES.”

ROBERT JOHN MEEHAN

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”

ARISTOTLE

“EVERY CHILD DESERVES A CHAMPION: AN ADULT WHO WILL NEVER GIVE UP ON THEM, WHO UNDERSTANDS THE POWER OF CONNECTION AND INSISTS THEY BECOME THE BEST THEY CAN POSSIBLY BE.”

RITA PIERSON

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”

MALCOLM X

“EDUCATION’S PURPOSE IS TO REPLACE AN EMPTY MIND WITH AN OPEN ONE.”

MALCOLM FORBES

“The way you see a child is the way you treat them & the way you treat them is what they will become.”

ELDER ROBBINS

“WHAT WE KNOW MATTERS GREATLY, BUT WHO WE ARE MATTERS MORE.”

BRENE BROWN