To educate children from 18 months to sixth grade according to Montessori principles.
To improve the quality of life for children 0-5 years of age in Cumberland County.
To create an environment where dyslexic children become better readers, spellers and writers, discover their creative talents, and gain self-confidence and independence.
To provide a junior high boarding/day school experience in which the simple rural lifestyle, small academic classes, extensive electives, a challenging outdoor program, daily work projects, consensus decision making, and an emphasis on a staff/student community make it particularly suited to the needs of early adolescence.
To provide adults in Henderson County the English communication and literacy skills they need to reach their full potential as individuals, parents, workers, and citizens.
To help writers improve their craft and realize their writing goals
To enhance the quality of life of citizens of the Westend Community and the City of Durham through education, community development, health care, job training, and human enrichment, especially targeting youth and the elderly.
To promote healthy lifestyles through multi-media programs in dental, drug, family life, general health, and nutrition education for preschool, school-age, and adult groups in North Carolina.
To improve literacy by providing free, individualized tutoring services to residents of Craven, Jones and Pamlico Counties.