Photo of ballerina posingCODE OF BEST PRACTICES

The Patel Conservatory is a proud member of the National Guild and is committed to:

QUALITY
  • by offering broad, sequential programming that is responsive to community needs and reflects their organization’s mission.
  • by challenging each student to realize his/her highest level of artistic potential.
  • by affording students the opportunity to participate in recitals, presentations, publications, workshops and/or exhibitions.
  • by engaging a qualified faculty.
  • by utilizing an appropriately equipped instructional facility.

ACCESSIBILITY
  • by serving students regardless of age, sex, gender, race, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, ability, or financial circumstances.
  • by eliminating physical and communication barriers that prevent people with disabilities from participating fully in their programs.
  • by offering need-based financial aid and/or other subsidized arts education programs.
  • through administrative and hiring policies that do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender, race, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.

ACCOUNTABILITY
  • by sustaining and monitoring their mission and service to the community.
  • by effective management with professional staff.
  • through governance by a body such as a board of directors that ensures accountability, adherence to mission, and responsiveness to community.
  • by adhering to policies and procedures that ensure the safety and security of students, faculty and staff.
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