Special Education Guiding Principles

The Special Education Department is aligned with the Irvine USD Guiding Principles that support the learning of all students:

• Instill love and joy for learning within our students.
• Demonstrate our passion for teaching and learning.
• Collaborate to maximize our impact on student learning.
• Evaluate the effect of our teaching on student learning and achievement.
• Know our impact. Understand that the success and failure in student learning IS about what we do or do not do well.
• Focus on evidence of student learning.
• Maintain high expectations for all students.
• Listen to and learn from our students.
• Create intellectually safe and engaging learning environments.
• Invite parents to be our partners in improving student achievement.