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Board Mission & Goals

Mission Statement

To provide all students with the necessary skills to thrive in the 21st Century as learners, workers, and citizens.

Board of Education Goals

To create an educational system that supports learning in a changing society and prepares all students for a successful life in and beyond school through:

  • Continuous, collaborative improvement of instruction and instructional leadership that supports delivery of 21st Century skills.
  • Continuous data-driven improvement in student performance, engagement and satisfaction using relevant assessments that measure 21st Century outcomes.
  • Supporting student success in home, school and community.
  • Fostering a culture where individuals are valued and engaged.

Board of Education 5-year strategic plan

To help inform board actions and decisions, board members are guided by a five-year strategic plan they created in summer 2011. Board goals have also been set for the academic year. One key component of the board goals is the development of “21st Century Skills,” defined as:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving;
  • Collaboration across networks and leading by influence;
  • Agility and adaptability;
  • Initiative and entrepreneurialism;
  • Effective verbal and written communication;
  • Accessing and analyzing information;
  • Curiosity and imagination; and
  • Empathy, diversity and inclusion.