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UMS® is for your family if...

  • You believe you are your child's first and most important teacher.
  • You believe that, as the parent, you are responsible for your child's education.
  • You want to spend more time with your children.
  • You believe that parents are to travel the journey called education with their children and you consider it a joy and privilege to do so.
  • You have a need and desire to partner with gifted and professional teachers in a character-based academic environment, appealing to students' hearts as well as their minds.²
  • You desire to intentionally position yourself toward your child and his/her educational needs, putting their needs over your own.
  • You believe schools are poor substitutes for parents.³

"The most important change in education in the last fifty years has not occurred in schools; it has occurred in the minds of parents who no longer take responsibility for their children's education." -Right from Wrong: What You Need to Know to Help Youth Make Right Choices, Josh McDowell and Bob Hostetler, p. 41

University-Model schools are successfully accessing the most powerful known single influence for reforming education in America: meaningfully involved parents!

¹Character Driven College Preparation: Parents & Teachers in Partnership Through University-Model Schooling, Dr. John Turner, Jr., p. 16
²Character Driven College Preparation: Parents & Teachers in Partnership Through University-Model Schooling, Dr. John Turner, Jr., p. 10
³Character Driven College Preparation: Parents & Teachers in Partnership Through University-Model Schooling, Dr. John Turner, Jr., p. 20