Liberty City Optimist’s philosophy is to value human diversity and fair treatment of all people. It is our number one goal to provide the kind of environment and the kind of influences that encourage all children to become creative, independent, responsible, fully functioning, self-directed adults. Striving to continue learning and growing in our relationships with others so that we may nurture a peaceful environment and surround our children with understanding, warmth and giving. It is our belief that children come first. Our values and beliefs about children are deeply rooted in the history of childhood education.
- We Believe– all children have the right to feel good about themselves and it is the responsibility of all employees to nurture the children self-esteem.
- We Believe– all educational guidance decisions for the children must be based on our knowledge of child development and performance
- We Believe-each person is a unique individual and has his/her own needs. Children have a right to meet this need in their own way. However, one of the responsibilities of having rights is recognizing and respecting the rights of others.
- We Believe-in appreciating and supporting and the close ties between the child and family. We also believe that children are best understood in the context of their family, culture, and society.