WCBVI Mission Statement
The Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, as an integral part of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, works in partnership with local education agencies and other service providers, to serve as a statewide network of professionals, resources, materials and equipment to promote quality professional practices directed toward ensuring excellence in educational programming and expanded opportunities for students who are blind or visually impaired.
WSBVI Mission Statement
The mission of the Wisconsin School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, in accord with the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Department of Public Instruction, parents, staff, and students, is to provide opportunities for students with visual impairments, through a multi-dimensional curriculum, to successfully learn skills which will:
- Lead to the highest level of economic, vocational, and personal success in adulthood commensurate with the individual’s abilities;
- Develop students’ own natural abilities;
- Cultivate positive social interactions with peers and community;
- Enhance self-esteem;
- Develop personal responsibility and decision-making abilities; and
- Preserve the individual’s dignity, including dignity of risk, in a positive, supportive environment which acknowledges roles of parents and families in student success.