Perkins School for the Blind
Perkins is a progressive, multi-faceted organization committed to improving the lives of people with blindness and deafblindness all around the world. Our five areas of focus support Perkins’ aspirational mission. Our organization is driven by a proven team of experts and supported by a community that's committed to upholding our core values. Our history of excellence pushes us to actively seek the next innovation the world holds. We are Perkins – ever evolving to meet the challenge. While the world has changed since Perkins’ founding, our fundamental beliefs have remained constant. Our Core Values guide and inspire our work every day. • Excellence in Education - We pursue excellence and innovation to enable all students to reach their full potential. We teach the Expanded Core Curriculum to help students access core academics and acquire the social and independent living skills their sighted peers learn incidentally. • Tradition - We look to our legacy to inform our future. • Empowerment - We work to ensure that every person has the opportunity to make their voice heard. • Integrity - We behave in a way that is honest and principled. • Accessibility - We strive to be a model of accessibility in our actions and attitudes, fostering and advocating for an environment of inclusion.