St. Michaels Association for Special Education
PO Box 100
The mission of St. Michaels Association for Special Education is to promote and provide a coordinated, accessible system of quality services for Navajo children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. Individuals shall: be afforded dignity and respect; have options and opportunities to make choices in all aspects of their lives; have access to quality education, quality habilitation and to advance their personal well-being; have opportunities to participate in Navajo community life; and have an opportunity for appropriate relationships with family and friends. Services shall: be culturally sensitive and appropriate; be efficient and effective; be individualized; be responsive to changing needs and resources; incorporate best practices; promote individual growth; include collaborative planning which accesses a broad array of community resources; and maximizes all fiscal resources.