"Now, what really makes a teacher is love for the human child; for it is love that transforms the social duty of the educator into the higher consciousness of a mission"

~ Maria Montessori 

School Mission

Bellcate School exists to support youth with special learning needs towards achieving personal growth and success.  We understand growth to be a challenging process for anyone. We recognize that this process requires time and support, and we are committed to guiding youth in affecting positive change.

With a team of highly trained, committed, and qualified teachers and staff, Bellcate School has supported numbers of youth in exploring, understanding and taking positive action.

School Values

  • Mission and Values - Bellcate SchoolIndividualized Programs – identify and address the specific and unique needs of each student in creating, implementing and evaluating programming.
  • Strengths-based – identify and focus on student strengths and interests as an effective foundation for meaningful growth and change.
  • Student-centered – accept students and communicate empathy, respect, and genuineness.  This acceptance serves as one of the many tools that help students achieve their own natural potential.
  • Family-focused – support family systems, values, goals, and needs as the foundation for collaborative and effective services.
  • Culturally Competent – support students and families based on their unique ways of viewing the world.
  • Community-based – support students in the communities where they live.  Assist students in building community connections for a sense of belonging, purpose, and on-going support.

Testimonials

  • Melissa, Parent

    Magic Johnson once said, “All kids need is a little hope, a little help, and someone who believes in them.” True, perhaps, but some kids (and their families) need a lot of hope, a lot of help, and many who believe in them. Only when these are in place, will complex children thrive. From the… Read more »

    ~ Melissa
    Parent