Mission and Beliefs
At the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf, our mission is to provide a language-rich, student-centered learning environment through American Sign Language and English for the purpose of empowering our students to live independent, fulfilling lives, and to become productive, contributing members of society.
We Believe optimal learning occurs in an English/ASL bilingual environment.
We Believe each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
We Believe that school, family, and community support is critical to student achievement.
We Believe early intervention and language acquisition are imperative for student success.
We Believe in utilizing innovative and differentiated strategies that include the use of technology.
We Believe in ongoing, collaborative, professional learning to foster the continuous improvement of our program.