ALC was established to fill in the gap that existed for access of special education services for children whose needs were not met in the mainstream education system. It is a legally registered education and training institution that specializes in Special Education Services and Vocational Training for children and youth with disabilities.
Mission : To provide high quality education and training, while creating a nurturing and supportive community of learners in a stimulating learning environment. We aim to contribute to society.
Vision : To become the center of excellence in Dominica where children and youth with disabilities can be empowered through education, vocational and skills training, ensuring that they are and can be functional members of society.
Philosophy:The educational philosophy of Achievement Learning Centre is an extension of its purpose and mission Statements. Our focus is on the whole child. We provide structured lessons in all areas of life. We believe that in addition to teaching academic skills, daily living skills and character education our students will flourish in their daily lives. Our teachers are committed to the success of their students. We do not measure success in grades or awards ,but rather in the small accomplishments that are the stepping stones to larger ones. We see beyond the disabilities of our students , we see their potentials , hence our motto ‘Turning your Potentials into Possibilities’.
These core values are the foundation of our school’s unique purpose and perspective. These should be followed by all in order to ensure a safe, and productive school.Calm-Offer support to help others feel safe and relax Comfortable- Create positive opportunities for all Consistence- Be firm , maintain structure and consistency Social Justice – Advocate for Yourself and Others in an Appropriate Way Tolerance-Honor and Demonstrate Dignity and Worth to All People Respect Yourself, Others Cooperation-Demonstrate the Ability to Work with Others within the School and Community Integrity – Have Appropriate Interactions with Others Competence – Work Hard and Always Do Your Best.