Mission, Vision, Values

Mission: The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh fosters each child’s capacity to become an independent thinking, compassionate, and purposeful human being.

Vision: It is the vision of the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh that every person becomes an independent thinking, compassionate, and purposeful human being.

At the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh, we greatly value collaboration, holism, compassion, beauty, and curiosity. By embracing these values, it is our mission to foster each child’s capacity to become an independent thinking, compassionate, and purposeful human being. We educate head, heart, and hands.

ASSUMPTIONS VALUES PRINCIPLES
Each person brings a unique perspective to a shared challenge (ie. Each person holds a piece of the puzzle when solving a collective problem) Collaboration Cultivate shared responsibility for shared challenges
To be a complete human being, one needs to develop the head, heart and hands Holism Give opportunities for all people to grow into well-rounded individuals
Each person has an ability to respond to the needs of others Compassion Cultivate in each person an ability to respond to the needs of others
Each person’s actions influence, and are influenced by, the surrounding environment Beauty Inspire in people a sense that the world is beautiful, and encourage them to live in harmony with the natural environment and with each other
Individual growth is nourished by a genuine interest in continuously learning about one’s relationship to the world Curiosity Awaken in each person a genuine interest in understanding themselves and their relation to the world

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