Values

Values

 

 Academic Excellence

We will be responsible for designing and implementing academic and enrichment programs that transcend traditional boundaries in order to develop the critical skills required for effective lifelong learning and are crucial future success. To accomplish this we will provide programs that focus on: mastery of basic math and reading concepts in order to apply them in problem-solving situations; proficiency in reading and math above grade level; outside reading in order to attain a college-level vocabulary; confidence and competence in one’s skills to enroll in higher level classes beyond Algebra II; and experiential learning and exposure to cultural, academic and athletic enrichment opportunities.

 Customer Service

We will be industry leaders by focusing on our customers and putting them first in everything we do. To accomplish this we will: meet and exceed customer expectations; be proactive, innovative and flexible in creating programs and processes to solve community needs; be mindful of the many, sometimes contradictory, demands and expectations of our different customers(internal and external); engage in fair, open, and honest business practices; and create and foster a safe environment for internal customers.

 Respect, Trust, and Dignity

We will create an environment where all people are treated with respect, trust and dignity.  To accomplish this we will: create a respectful and meaningful work environment, characterized by honest, direct and relevant communication; communicate definable and measurable goals; act with integrity and create trust in both colleagues and customers; honor diversity, individuality, personal and professional differences; and conduct our business with the highest professional and ethical standards and to treat all resources given to us as if they were our own.

 Growth and Opportunities

We are committed to the growth and development of our students, staff and volunteers in order to attract and retain the best qualified people to fulfill our mission. To accomplish this we will: create an environment characterized by continuous learning; foster an entrepreneurial, can-do spirit; build a cohesive team, working together for common goals; encourage a healthy balance between professional and personal lives; and create an enjoyable workplace of which we can be proud.

 Operational Efficiency

We are committed to getting the job done right the first time, in an effective and efficient manner, in accordance with our mission and for the benefit of our students. To accomplish this we will: work collaboratively with parents and educators to achieve our common goals; deliver on-time and within our business plans the commitments we make to each other and to each student; empower employees by promoting personal accountability; welcome innovation, creative thinking, and informed risk-taking; and welcome change and align ideology with continuous process improvement.