Villa’s learning environment is dynamic. It's fueled by educators who are lifelong learners themselves. The number of advanced degrees attained and hours of yearly professional development completed are a testament to how seriously our teachers view their profession.
Our faculty don't rely on the same teaching methods or lesson plans year after year. A culture of continual improvement predominates, where teachers with 20+ years at Villa seek to learn as eagerly those in the earlier stages of their careers.
Villa teachers take risks and try alternatives. In the process, they model for their students both the persistence and resilience necessary for success. Basing what they do upon rigorous standards, assessment, and best practice, our teachers embrace innovation and change.
Faculty support each other in their growth. A spirit of collaboration prevails where they question, research, share, and plan—together. Teachers here don't operate as soloists in their classrooms. As a result, our students benefit from a richer learning environment where the "sum is bigger than its parts".
Villa students are at the center of all we do. Our teachers truly know their kids, as evidenced by the degree of individual team and cross-divisional work, grade-level meetings about students, participation in class placements, and active partnership with parents.
While our photo gallery has been delayed due to Covid-19 restrictions, we hope you'll be seeing smiling faces soon!