Provide a sustainable financial future that will serve generations of outstanding students for years to come.
Manage enrollment to increase earned revenues and strategically implement financial aid to create a capable and diverse student body
Successfully execute a capital campaign
Fund an endowment that will provide financial support in the following areas:
Retire debt on Telluride Mountain School facility to significantly increase cash flow, reduce Annual Fund, and allow for investment in areas such as program, student support services, professional development, etc.
Foster a sustainable culture of philanthropy
100% participation from parents, faculty, staff and Trustees in the Annual Fund campaign
Deliver innovative PreK-12 grade education that develops breadth and depth across curriculum and prepares students to excel in post secondary education.
Implement the rigorous International Baccalaureate Diploma Program to ensure that graduates are prepared for competitive colleges and universities
Examine the existing Experiential Education program to ensure the inclusion of curricular objectives and extend opportunities for interdisciplinary learning
Revise existing curriculum to ensure its alignment with world-class standards
Include curricular elements that promote global-mindedness and multi-cultural awareness, including opportunities to collaborate with distant learning communities
Articulate and expand on the use of technology as a tool for creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking
School With a Heart:
Promote well-being amongst our youth. Enhance and implement programs to support healthy relationships and build vital personal and social skills.
Provide ongoing training, support, and collaborative time to faculty to implement the Positive Discipline program
Extend school counselor hours and increase professional consultation to teachers for learning support
Include Mindfulness programming for all grades
Articulate and support inter- and interpersonal skills that support lifelong learning and healthy attitudes and dispositions for students
Develop leadership opportunities for upper school students
Develop and support compelling educators that passionately contribute and engage the students of Telluride Mountain School to become critical thinkers and globally minded citizens.
Recruit and retain high caliber faculty and staff that will support mission and culture alignment
Provide the necessary professional development for faculty to excel as innovative leaders in education:
• International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
Teaching Excellence Initiative
Examine and adjust compensation scheme and benefit program
Identify and develop affordable housing opportunities
Develop coaching for professional growth and revise evaluation process
Develop engaging play areas, adequate parking facilities and additional classrooms.
Acquire Lot G, the lot adjacent to the school, which will allow future development and campus enhancement
Develop parking to enhance campus aesthetics, increase safety and provide needed space for family and faculty parking
Renovate and develop all-school play areas to enrich outdoor playtime
Expand classroom and meeting space to meet the school’s growing needs