Amador County Community School
Welcome to ACCS!
Our vision is to…Teach thinking, reasoning and how to foster creativity and innovation in all our students.
We continually strive for… Engagement, Empathy and Empowerment!
We believe all students have potential, are valued individuals, and are unique in their personalities. We respect their individuality, encourage creative thinking, and strive to provide the safest, least-disruptive learning environment. Our commitment is to help our students complete the requirements for a high school diploma, acquire basic job related skills, develop an appreciation of the importance of lifelong learning, and develop effective social skills. We are committed to providing an enriched curriculum with high expectations for all students which emphasizes the skills, concepts, and processes necessary for the technological and cultural challenges of the 21st century.
We are committed to Project Based Learning:
The project based learning vision is designed upon 4 foundational principles:
-Engages students through critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity.
-Immerse students in Real World Skills (Professional/Soft Skills).
-Active participants in the Common Core aligned learning process.
-Supports different learning styles.
Within their framework, there are 10 distinguishers that guide the relevant, real world, project-based learning curriculum and outcomes:
-Learning in and about the Real World -School Culture
-Authentic Assessment -Parent/Family Engagement
-School Organization -Career/School-College Partnership
-Advisory Structure -Professional Development
As Principal, my door is always open, and I welcome your input. Please feel free to stop in, call, or email me to discuss any concerns, suggestions, or ideas to help make this a successful school year.