To empower every person to become a responsible, self-directed, lifelong learner through a positive partnership of families, teachers, scholars in gifted education, ministries of education and community. The ICIE will be committed to the development of all students and teachers as productive world citizens and leaders for the future.
We believe that: everyone can learn; education is learner-centered; education prepares learners for solving real life problems; continual personal and professional growth is vital; technology is essential to education; education can actively link the community; assessment and evaluation are critical steps in the cognitive process.
Value Education: We value lifelong learning opportunities that respond to the needs of gifted, creative and talented students and their parents and teachers and are accessible, affordable, and of the highest quality;
Value Students: We value students as the primary reason we exist. We respect their diverse life experiences, value their achievements, and appreciate their contributions to our learning community;
Value Excellence: We invite innovation, support creative problem-solving, and encourage risk-taking;
Value Cooperation: We value teamwork, cooperation, and collaboration as a part of our continuous improvement efforts;
Value Honesty and Integrity: We believe academic and personal honesty and integrity are essential elements in our educational environment;
Value Freedom: To foster our virtual educational environment, we respect individual rights and the privacy of our customers, and encourage dialogue and the free exchange of views;
Value Fairness: We advocate fairness and just treatment for all customers;
Value Responsibility: We are all responsible for making our learning experiences significant and meaningful. We are accountable to our customers for the efficient and effective use of resources; and
Value Public Trust: We honor the trust placed in us by you to prepare our children for their role as productive world citizens.