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GUIDING DOCUMENTS

GUIDING DOCUMENTS

PROFILE OF A LEARNER

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Pathway Explorer

Equipped Scholar

Values-driven Leader

Forever Learner

PROFILE OF A LEADER

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Relentless Pursuit of Student Success

Unwavering Commitment to Serving Others
Investment in the Promise & Purpose of Others
‚ÄčInsatiable Desire to Learn & Improve

HIGH-QUALITY TEACHING

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Relationship Driven
Results Focused
Intentionally Personalized
Student Owned

GUIDING DOCUMENTS GLOSSARY

Shared Vision

  • Pathways

  • Challenge

    • Whole student (also known as “whole child”)--In addition to focusing on academics, ensuring that students feel healthy, safe, supported, engaged, and challenged for long-term success in all areas of their lives. (https://goo.gl/1VYWzy)

    • “Level up”--progress to the next level (https://goo.gl/q175aA)

    • Rigorous--thorough and careful (https://goo.gl/ph414N)

  • Equity

    • “Close gaps” (also known as “closing the achievement gap”)--reducing, with the goal of eliminating, the large difference between various groups of students; for example, students from higher-income and lower-income households (https://goo.gl/tEVVHs)

    • Personalizing Learning--identifying and addressing students’ unique needs, including the encouragement of student voice and choice in their education (https://goo.gl/FSjJ79)

  • Leadership

  • Continuous Improvement

    • Silos (also known as “silo mentality”)--a mindset of not sharing information with others in the same organization (https://goo.gl/7v5XsY)

    • “Strategic partnerships”--a partnership between two or more groups that allows partners to share resources and strengths to achieve common goals (https://goo.gl/Rl3Lsv)


 

High Quality Teaching

  • Relationship Driven

    • “Intentionally rooted”--to purposefully establish deeply and firmly (https://goo.gl/lnyR3L)

    • Whole student (also known as “whole child”)--In addition to focusing on academics, ensuring that students feel healthy, safe, supported, engaged, and challenged for long-term success in all areas of their lives. (https://goo.gl/1VYWzy)

    • “Culturally responsive”--recognizing the importance of including students’ cultural references in all aspects of learning (https://goo.gl/gFwoaN)

  • Results focused

    • Relentlessly--remaining determined (https://goo.gl/e7VZzn)

    • Monitoring student progress--determining students’ current performance level of skills, identifying achievement goals, and regularly measuring academic progress made (https://goo.gl/kjvCTJ)

    • Student growth--amount of academic progress that students make during a certain time period (https://goo.gl/JRdkyo)

    • Interdependently--relying on each other (https://goo.gl/vdJApf)

    • Professional learning community--group of educators that meets regularly, shares expertise, and works collaboratively to improve teaching skills and students’ academic performance (https://goo.gl/BFGCJH)

  • Intentionally Personalized

    • Tailors--make for a particular purpose or person

    • Leveraging technology--using technology as a tool for various purposes (https://goo.gl/EGwQIS)

  • Student-Owned


 

Profile of a Leader

 

Profile of a Learner