Educators at CDS consider the child first and construct a school experience where students develop character and pursue academic excellence. Teachers create a vibrant, innovative, and engaging learning environment through their dedication and enthusiasm. They know that learning and teaching are lifelong processes, and that learning to lead and to follow are equally important skills. Respect for each individual in the community defines the essence of human interaction at the school. Teachers believe that all students can learn. They share their passion for teaching and learning and, in doing so, inspire those around them.