Common Commitments

  • We commit to:

    • create a learning community that redefines the future of schooling by providing students with college/career experiences (in addition to readiness);
    • empower student voice and leadership;
    • individualize learning experiences for student success—creating success for every student every day
    • measure growth of the whole child via cognitive, conative, and affective domains;
    • provide project/problem-based instruction that allows for a distinctively different interaction between teachers, field professionals, colleges, families, and community;
    • integrate content via interdisciplinary efforts;
    • review and act upon up-to-date feedback on student progress via standards-based assessment and professional student portfolios;
    • empower all stakeholders to utilize their gifts/talents to positively impact community and world;
    • provide anytime/anywhere learning opportunities;
    • build, monitor, continuously improve, and share alternative assessment models, student outcomes, and data;
    • build a system that values the process of growth in programs, ideas, and individuals by encouraging experimentation and global sharing of ideas;
    • develop workplace ready soft skills;
    • advance holistic wellness of our students;
    • hold one another accountable to the highest level of professionalism, service, and leadership to our learning community;
    • communicate with colleagues on successes and areas for growth in a wrap-around support systems;
    • utilize technology as a tool to learn and create products;
    • embed social responsibility and a sense of “paying it forward” in our daily interactions;
    • promote and maintain a physically, socially, and psychologically safe environment that values a tone of decency;
    • cooperatively and collectively collect data, plan, problem-solve, and continuously improve our program;
    • build relationships that encourage and mentor students towards finding their life mission
    • communicate student successes and growth opportunities to families with frequency and regularity
    • being the best world-class model of alternative education