About Our Community
River Valley Waldorf School Values and Working Principles
Diversity — River Valley Waldorf School recognizes each individual as a striving spiritual being. Because of this belief, diversity is an essential element of community. River Valley Waldorf School appreciates and embraces diversity as a strength and part of its mission in seeking universal humanity. In the realm of agreements, equality is the fundamental practice.
Independence in education — River Valley Waldorf School views self-determination in its educational and governance practices as essential to the vitality of its vision and mission. River Valley Waldorf School is an independent school free of federal or state government curricular standards or intervention.
Communication — River Valley Waldorf School respects communication as the process that builds and sustains trust throughout the community. Responsible communication is brought in context, is affirming and empowering, and indicates clear appropriate actions. River Valley Waldorf School’s communications will exercise moral tact and respect individuals’ inner freedom. We practice honesty, respect for authorship, speaking with sensitivity to the listener, and following communication protocols.