I believe that……
    
Everyone can learn.

Educational excellence is worthy of pursuit.
Individual differences and diversity broaden learning and life.
Teamwork is essential to achieving common goals.
Individuals have responsibility for their own actions and behavior.
Expectations affect performance.
Effort, commitment, and perseverance enable an individual to strive toward his/her potential.
Learning is a life-long pursuit.
Communication and mutual respect with all constituencies are vital.

In my classes, I look for multiple solutions in students’ artwork.  There is freedom of expression within the structure of each lesson.  All courses follow NYS or College Board approved curriculum.