We continually strive to strengthen and improve the positive impact we have on our students and community: transforming their lives, as well as our own, through our work We will become known nationally as an institution that “makes a difference” We continually strive to innovate – finding new and more effective ways to educate and serve students We sustain rigor in our work – holding high standards and expectations for both our students and for ourselves We approach our work with compassion – acknowledging the whole person, working with integrity and caring, accepting people where they are and moving them forward without sacrificing standards or expectations; bringing joy, honesty, and understanding to our work.