About OMS

About OMS


Welcome to Open Mind School! We are a nonprofit 501(C) 3 inclusive school with small classrooms, adapted curriculum, innovative technology, and a BIG emphasis on enrichment activities. We are devoted to creating a motivating and appropriate environment where children can make meaningful gains in cognitive, physical, social, and developmental domains. 

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Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Open Mind School was founded and its mission established on the beliefs that:

green-puzzle-piece-e1394787671670 All children should have access to a quality education that provides a broad range of experiences.
blue-puzzle-piece-e1394787687300 Students should actively participate in their own learning.
red-puzzle-piece-e1394787632872 Teaching should be based on the learning styles of the students.
green-puzzle-piece-e1394787671670 Integrating multiple methodologies makes implementation of best practice more individualized.
blue-puzzle-piece-e1394787687300 Everyone should have the opportunity to share thoughts, express emotions, and be heard by caring professionals.
red-puzzle-piece-e1394787632872 Students, families, and professionals must work in collaboration to effectively help students reach their maximum potential.
green-puzzle-piece-e1394787671670 Providing regular opportunities for inclusive experiences is important to build openness and understanding in society.
blue-puzzle-piece-e1394787687300 Training and support for staff is fundamental in maintaining a well informed team to best serve the children in the school.

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Philosophy

Philosophy

We strive to provide a motivating and appropriate educational opportunity for all learners. We are a research hub applying best practices for teaching and intervention services.

Some of our Unique Components include:

green-puzzle-piece-e1394787671670 Pre-K to 12th grade Program
blue-puzzle-piece-e1394787687300 Universal Curriculum
red-puzzle-piece-e1394787632872 Inclusive School
green-puzzle-piece-e1394787671670 Transdisciplinary model in the classroom
blue-puzzle-piece-e1394787687300 Yahoo-funded Tech Bridge Program


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Open Mind School - A Hunger to Help

Looking back…

Looking back…

Posted by OMSAdmin on Apr 26, 2014

I remember when I first picked up Rishi to take him to the After school Program.  He had so many questions and loved chatting with me in the car.  The next day he would ask me the same questions.  But this time he answered them.  He had remembered what I said and was...

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In-Kind Donations

In-Kind Donations

Posted by OMSAdmin on Apr 26, 2014

Yes! The first shipment is in! There have been so many generous companies willing to donate to Open Mind School. So far we have received: *$25 Gift Card to Fun and Functional *Fidget bag from Got-Autism *Two versions of See it and Sign it game and the Laser Band from...

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