Leaders set direction by creating a student-focused learning climate, provide clear and visible values, and establish high expectations.
A SUSTAINING PURPOSE
Focusing on the purpose through consistency and alignment validates the system mission and gives direction to the system.
COMMITMENT TO THE SUCCESS OF EACH STUDENT
A passion for the success of each student is the most important driver of success for the school system.
LEARNING FOCUSED EDUCATION
All students are provided a learning-centered education which is based upon high expectations and a viable curriculum.
RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF INDIVIDUALS
The rights of each individual (student, staff member, parent) are valued and each is held accountable for his or her respective responsibilities.
Systemic process improvement sustains the mission of preparing students with the knowledge and skills to live successful and productive lives.
A MEANINGFUL WORKPLACE
All staff members bring value to the system through a commitment to teamwork, support, and a climate of collegiality and add quality to the educational process.
INVOLVEMENT OF STAKEHOLDERS
The inclusion of all stakeholders enhances the opportunity for success and promotes a trusting and positive environment.
Fundamental to a positive culture is the advancement of critical character traits such as respect, responsibility, citizenship, cooperation, caring, courage, perseverance, fairness, self-discipline and honesty.