The Latin American School (LAS) is driven by a set of specific objectives and purposes that guide our mission and shape our educational programs. These objectives reflect our commitment to the holistic development of students, the preservation and celebration of Latin American heritage, the promotion of STEM education, and our dedication to fostering inclusion locally and abroad.
- Promoting Multi-Cultural Awareness and Appreciation: LAS aims to support children by fostering an environment that promotes multi-cultural awareness and appreciation. We believe that by exposing students to diverse cultures, perspectives, and traditions, we cultivate a deep appreciation for the richness and beauty of the world we live in. Through our curriculum and activities, we encourage students to develop empathy, respect, and a global mindset.
- Establishing a Sustainable Heritage School: LAS is dedicated to establishing a sustainable heritage school that serves as a pillar of Spanish language education, Latin American culture, arts, and folklore. By offering comprehensive programs and curricula, we strive to create an immersive learning experience that not only enhances language proficiency but also fosters a deep understanding and appreciation of Latin American history, arts, traditions, and folklore. Through our efforts, we aim to preserve and pass on the richness and diversity of Latin American heritage to future generations.
- STEM Specialized Learning Center: Recognizing the importance of STEM education in preparing students for the challenges and opportunities of the modern world, LAS is committed to providing a specialized learning center focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Through hands-on projects, innovative teaching methods, and collaboration with local STEM organizations, we aim to nurture critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and a passion for scientific inquiry among our students. By integrating STEM education into our curriculum, we empower students to become competent and confident contributors to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
- Fully Recognized Nonprofit Organization: LAS is committed to becoming a fully recognized operational nonprofit organization that not only provides high-quality education but also actively supports and promotes inclusion both locally and abroad. We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where students, regardless of their background, abilities, or circumstances, can thrive and reach their full potential. Through partnerships with local organizations, community outreach initiatives, and collaborative efforts with international organizations, we work to promote inclusivity, diversity, and equality in education.
At LAS, our objectives and purposes form the foundation of our commitment to educational excellence, cultural preservation, and inclusive practices. We continuously strive to create a nurturing environment where students can develop into well-rounded individuals with a global perspective, a strong sense of identity, and the skills necessary to thrive in an interconnected world. By adhering to these objectives, LAS aims to make a lasting impact on the lives of our students, their families, and the communities we serve.