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Mission Statement

Excerpts from the philosophy -the school and other programs ...[aims are]: (a) allowing the freedom to be oneself without fear of judgement; (b) ... deep respect for differences; (c) ... expression of all thoughts and feelings in ways which are physically safe; (d) sharing knowledge, experience, enthusiasm; (e) minimizing competition and encouraging cooperation; (f) facilitating problem solving and conflict resolution ...; (g) encouraging decision-making and self-discipline; (h) facilitating mastery of skills desired ...by students, ...; (i) providing an environment which is safe for experimenting, making mistakes, changing; (j) preserving and enhancing curiosity and creativity. Excerpts from IHEP Mission Statement : implements community programs to promote peaceful conflict resolution, child-centered teaching and parenting, anti-bias education, communication skills and problem-solving....commitment to peace, social justice,...and ... empowerment of all people, especially children.

Description

An umbrella structure, named Institute for Humanistic Education and Parenting (IHEP), which conducts its oldest program (from 1949), Play Mountain Place (PMP) (school for ages 2-12), and other programs: Peaceful Parenting Program (workshops & seminars for parents), Humanistic Education Program (teacher education, including interns from around the globe), and others.

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http://www.playmountain.org

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