Honor the Child
WOS creates the space for a child’s full potential to unfold.
WOS encourages the innate interests of a student and watches for unique stages ripe for learning
At WOS, there is joy in questioning and wonder in seeking truth.
Harmony of Traditions
WOS understands the diverse needs of the whole child.
WOS engages the life of learning with its key component, a life in God
WOS prepares students to be lovers of learning—for life.
At The Way of the Shepherd, your child will be challenged to choose wisely, work cooperatively, concentrate deeply, delay gratification, set goals and follow through, make mistakes and correct them, organize time, resolve conflicts peacefully, appreciate differences, be self-directed, follow his or her interests, go beyond what is expected, discover for themselves, and solve problems.
Like a Family
The Way of the Shepherd fosters the dignity and freedom of each child.
WOS gives children a “casa” or “house” of their own and teaches them to engage it with ownership, respect, and mutual cooperation
Education For Life
WOS classrooms are intentionally prepared to fit children’s needs and allow for individualized instruction.
WOS utilizes movement, freedom of choice, and strong peer relationships to foster an internal discipline.
WOS teachers guide students in their independent work as they learn how to learn.