2 - Mission Statement. The mission of Arco Iris is to offer a solid education that includes Spanish immersion and a rigorous mathematical curriculum that will prepare students to be responsible citizens and lifelong learners with strong values.
3 - Goals. The goals of Arco Iris are to prepare students to attain high academic achievement in Spanish and English; build the skills and knowledge that students will need to be successful in their future mathematics classes; and become bilingual, bi-literate, and multi-culturally competent leaders.
4 - Philosophy. The philosophy of Arco Iris is to provide an academically challenging, content-rich curriculum that holds high expectations for all students, including becoming fluent and literate in Spanish in addition to English; to develop strong, critical-thinking skills in all students; to provide a safe environment where all students are known, respected, and valued as individuals of great potential; and to establish a community that models and encourages character development, respect for diversity, and a sense of responsibility towards the community.
What does it mean to be a board member at Arco Iris?
Arco Iris' governance model delegates authority and responsibility for day-to-day operations to the Director. The Board sets clear operation and educational goals by which the performance of the Director and the school will be measured.
The Arco Iris Board maintains appropriate oversight, responsibility, and management of all initiatives of Arco Iris especially mission and program monitoring, reporting, fiduciary, and strategic planning.
All our board members:
Help set the vision for the school and manages to that
Help fundraise for the school and support school
Provide support to the Director, supplier/contractor, or other school board members based on current
Provide documentation and feedback to fellow board members; when appropriate, provide recommendations and
Participate in regular performance evaluations of school administrator.
Additional responsibilities for our project managers include:
Preparing for and attending Arco Iris board meetings (including committee meetings, special meetings, executive sessions), as needed and requested by the Board
Participate in fundraising, with a financial contribution, auction attendance.
Attending school functions: winter program, spring performance, science fair, annual
Complete board training and development during the first year of term and any additional trainings as requested.
Participation on Arco Iris board committees.
Assisting in establishing, implementing, and maintaining the original mission, vision, and philosophy of the school.
Commit to 4-25 hours per month to the work of the Board/organization (hours depend on projects and needs).
Communicate Landscaping needs with landscaper, and office staff.
Support office staff with building maintenance needs
Support office staff with summer cleaning plans
Support staff with A/C, Backflow, Solar, plumbing, Painting needs.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Arco Iris Spanish Immersion School
13600 SW Allen Blvd, Beaverton, OR 97005, US
The mission of Arco Iris is to offer a solid education that includes Spanish immersion and a rigorous mathematical curriculum that will prepare students to be responsible citizens and lifelong learners with strong values.
Arco Iris Spanish Immersion School is a K-8 grade public charter school in Beaverton, Oregon, featuring Spanish immersion and Singapore Math, a highly acclaimed mathematics program. Our mission is to foster an increased academic ability that includes students becoming bilingual, bi-literate and multi-cultural so that they are fully prepared for college, career, and citizenship. The school was founded by several parents and educators in 2010 who were passionate about their children receiving a rigorous academic education that included a second language.
We are a close-knit school with about 250 students. Our students follow a dress-code of navy blue or khaki pants, and a solid red, white, or blue shirt to promote unity and cohesiveness. We are proud of our school and can only do it with the support of all of our parents. It does take a village!