What we believe in
A proven, research-based approach
We believe in a comprehensive, scientifically proven, research-based approach. We are consistent, methodical, and predictable.
A diverse and inclusive community
We believe in a caring, nurturing, and empathetic environment where everyone is valued.
A life-changing, transformational program
We believe in teaching our students academic and self-advocacy skills to help them succeed and in empowering parents and guardians to be advocates.
An unparalleled level of commitment
We believe our faculty, administration, and the Board of Trustees should be passionate about language-based learning disabilities and dedicated to our students, our alumni, and their families.
A growth mindset
We believe in impacting the lives of as many students as possible while maintaining our culture and unwavering commitment to research-based approaches.
Further enhance the reputation of The Windward School as a pre-eminent leader in the remediation of language-based learning disabilities
By delivering The Windward School’s core messages and values in a way that is well-understood, embraced, and impactful
By engaging current students, alumni, and Windward families as ambassadors and ‘voices’ of success
By maintaining an unwavering commitment to a direct-instruction model and on-going measurement of results
Save more lives by expanding our impact
Provide greater access to The Windward School’s expertise and research on proven ways to remediate language-based learning disabilities
By leveraging The Windward Institute to become internationally recognized as a leader in closing the knowledge gap between proven research and current teaching practices
By partnering with leading research institutions to help improve language and literacy outcomes for children at risk
By expanding supplemental programs for non-Windward students
By advocating for the appropriate way to remediate language-based learning disabilities on the local, national, and international levels
By preparing a new generation of educators and clinicians and empowering parents and guardians to act as advocates
By proactively cultivating a diverse and inclusive community
Employ the highest standards of stewardship
Preserve the highest standards of Board governance and leadership to promote the success of current students and prepare for the next generation of students
By supporting the long-term strategic plan and providing oversight of reputational, operational, and financial opportunities and risks
By recruiting trustees for the Board who strengthen the School by virtue of their diversity, experience, and knowledge
By following Board governance best practices, championing The Windward School’s vision, and maintaining a leadership role in fundraising
Implement a financial plan that supports The Windward School’s vision, mission, and expansion plans
By managing an economic model that balances access to the program with reinvestment and growth in the assets of The Windward School
By supporting strategic initiatives such as The Windward Institute and the Windward Teacher Training Program
By supporting evolving development efforts, including endowment growth, while maintaining financial flexibility
Invest to support growth
Ensure the facilities reflect the quality of the Windward program and dedication to the needs of the students
By investing in state-of-the-art facilities consistent with the Windward program
By addressing the needs of The Windward Institute, the potential demand for new programs, and increased access to The Windward School’s expertise
By employing sustainable practices and demonstrating commitment to neighboring communities
Leverage technology to advance the mission of The Windward School
By evaluating the role and potential benefits of emerging technologies to the Windward experience
By ensuring that technology enhances communications within the School and the broader educational community
By providing reliable, seamless, and secure technology experiences for all constituents