The mission of Something Good in the World is to provide a safe and enhancing environment wherein children may be promoted to achieve their highest potential in learning and development, and to prepare them toward becoming responsible human beings ready to take on the challenges of life.
We are committed to upholding a genuine value for humanity, and are steadfast in our dedication towards creating a new and better template for education in the 21st century, one that integrates nature, the environment, and the practice of sustainable living.
Learn more about our unique approach to education and environmental stewardship by watching our video, "Earth School:Digging in the Dirt".
The Services We Provide
Something Good in the World, Inc. is an affiliated group of concerned teachers and parents seeking to improve the situation of education in America. As a team, we bring together our collective experience and knowledge to try to offer the best possible educational alternatives for children, teachers, and parents.
Something Good in the World, Inc. provides services to the public in the form of educational programs for children of all ages and backgrounds. These programs include a wide variety of extracurricular, alternative, and curriculum-based programs, in schools and outdoors, in private and public spaces that extend to homeschooled children, children with learning differences and children in underserved areas.The activities range from academic arts-integrated and outdoor education programs for Pre-K through Grade 12 (Earth School), to creative arts workshops and field trips for teens (The Blue Star Youth Movement), to music and storytelling for families (Sounds Good), to community garden and landscape projects for all ages (The Children’s Peaceful Garden).
Our services are often given on a volunteer basis to communities and groups throughout Westchester County and the greater New York area. Some of our programming is paid for by parents, school districts, and teachers, and some is funded by Northern Westchester BOCES and the Westchester Arts Council.
Something Good in the World also offers educational services for adults, such as training sessions and seminars for parents and teachers, in order to further the concepts of our learning approach in the classroom, outdoors in nature, and at home. We foster the understanding that the preservation of our inherited and shared physical environment is achieved through practice of the principles of sustainability.
Non-Discriminatory Policy: Something Good in the World, Inc. and its affiliates admit children and students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to children and students at or through the organization. Neither Something Good in the World, Inc. nor its affiliates discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other organization-administered programs.