October 24, 2014 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
1. Proven Practice
New Paradigm for Education engages all students in higher order thinking. We believe in sustainable world connections with in all of our academic disciplines. Our New Paradigm for Education trained educators and administrators use research-based, proven practices. Our curriculum transcends students beyond our classrooms. We turn our students into life-long learners.
2. High Expectations
Using comprehensive and strategic selection methodology, New Paradigm for Education hires educators from traditional and non traditional backgrounds, valuing a balance of expertise, compassion and care over experience. All NPFE educators go through an annual intensive training program to prepare them to teach a rigorous curriculum, with 50+ hours of professional development required prior to school opening as compared to anywhere from 0 to 8 hours of traditionally mandated development in other settings.
3. Purpose Driven
Teachers, administrators and staff know how to plan and deliver instruction and create a school environment that is best for all students. To ensure success, we build an equally sophisticated support network specially designed around each student and track progress on a weekly basis to ensure performance standards are being met. Through flexible, scalable and proven systems, we can ensure exemplary performance levels by all students and control, sustainable growth with our New Paradigm schools.
4. Culture of Achievement
Raising the standards of student achievement depicts our culture. Using proven methods of success, NPFE creates / redefines curriculum that aligns with best practices of critical& analytical thinking, problem solving and collaboration. We are absolutely determined to provide strong academic outcomes for all NPFE students.
5. College Readiness
New Paradigm for Education has developed initiative with our schools called the College Advance Initiative (CAI). Our initiative directly impact all grade levels that reinforce college attainment. NPFE uses research based curriculum that prepares kids for the rigor of college, while working to improve the non cognitive factors that help to develop our students to go to college, through college and beyond college.
6. Growth & Expansion
NPFE is a key partner in helping coordinate and speed the opening of quality schools in Detroit by 2020. NPFE believes children must have more quality choices and parents have to be smarter consumers to evaluate their options.