Our Mission...

Provide families with high quality, nurturing, bilingual learning environments where children grow to become successful lifelong learners.


Our Vision…

BAHIA will spread its promising practices in bilingual education, build deeper relationships with powerful partner organizations, attract a broader base of institutional funders, and improve systems on a programmatic and administrative level.


Our Values…


Children & Families: We work with families to prepare children for future success and nurture childhood as a time of great learning and creativity.

Bilingualism and Cultural Heritage: We acknowledge the strength that can grow from a respect for culture, language and diverse learning experiences.

Excellence: We provide programs where children are cared for by a highly qualified team of professionals who work in partnership with families to promote excellence.

Healthy Communities: We are committed to fostering positive collaborations within our community to strengthen the well-being of children and families.

Mission, Vision & Values

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  • BAHIA, Inc. operates on a non-discriminatory basis, affording equal treatment and access to services for all without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color or mental or physical disability.

  • BAHIA, Inc. welcomes the enrollment of children with disabilities and other special needs and implements reasonable accommodations for such children as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

  • BAHIA, Inc. does not provide religious instruction or worship, nor will any child development program funds be used for the general support of any private church-related activity or event.

  • BAHIA, Inc. has a procedure for receiving and handling complaints which is on file in the office. 

  • BAHIA Inc. has designated our Operations Manager as the person responsible for receiving and investigating complaints.  Parents have the right to appeal any adverse action.

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