Vision Statement

To promote student achievement through the enhancement of innovative services and to become a model educational center.

Purpose Statement

We believe in providing a caring and encouraging place to help children with diverse needs reach their potential. We will build positive relationships through education and support for families and community.

Values Statements


  • Demonstrate acceptance by understanding that a range of developmental, social, religious, ethnic, and cultural influences has influenced each individual staff member, student, and family.
  • Demonstrate and uphold the highest standards of confidentiality.
  • LTEC recognizes every adult at LTEC is a teacher and influences the education of children.
  • Demonstrate the positive values, attitudes, and behavior we teach and expect from our students; treat others as you would like to be treated.
  • Have high expectations of children and staff members to ensure students achieve their full educational potential.
  • LTEC recognizes that professionalism involves hard work and teamwork towards common goals.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues, parents and caregivers, conveying timely and relevant information about student progress and well-being.
  • Every staff member is expected to be well organized, prepared, and punctual.
  • Staff members are expected to be attentive and responsive listeners


  • LTEC is committed to collaboration by fostering a creative and constructively critical approach towards problem solving and needed improvements between fellow staff members and administration.
  • Recognize contributions colleagues, parents and caregivers make to the well-being of children.
  • Staff members will demonstrate flexibility by adjusting personal agendas to assist in teamwork.


  • LTEC exists to provide a caring and supportive environment that will help children with special needs reach their greatest potential.
  • Support and encouragement will be shown for all children and families engaged in educational programs at LTEC and for staff members dealing with difficult situations at school.
  • Staff members will be open to suggestions and willing to act on suggestions that may produce positive results for children and families.