Putnam County Charter School System

Education for sustainable development is about the learning needed to maintain and improve our quality of life and the quality of life of generations to come. It is about equipping individuals, communities, groups, businesses and government to live and act sustainably; as well as giving them an understanding of the environmental, social and economic issues involved. It is about preparing for the world in which we will live in the next century, and making sure that we are not found wanting.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Putnam Elementary School is to educate and inspire all to be successful lifelong learners.

Vision Statement

Putnam County Elementary School will be a school of excellence where students acquire the knowledge and skills to be successful.

Belief Statements

1. We believe all individuals can learn.

2. We believe learning is a life-long process.

3. We believe in high expectations for all.

4. We believe discipline creates a safe and nurturing learning environment.

5. We believe that teaching and learning should be informed by a variety of sources, i.e. teacher experience, classroom observation, professional dialogue, and data analysis.

6. We believe all stakeholders (parents, staff, students, and community) are accountable in the learning process.

7. We believe that students should develop an appreciation for the arts.

8. We believe that the integration of technology is essential to creating 21st century learners.

9. We believe attendance for all is crucial to learning.





Standard 4: Resources and Support Systems

Standard 5: Using Results for Continuous Improvement