We are committed to work in purposeful, strategic, and resourceful ways, define broadly what is within our control to solve, and learn and improve constantly. We operate with a sense of possibility, persevere in the face of challenges, ensure alignment between our actions and beliefs, and assume personal responsibility for our actions and the results thereof.
We inspire, challenge, and support each other to be our best and sustain our efforts. We foster a spirit of belonging, unity and interdependence based on mutual trust and respect to positively influence, serve and represent our communities. We are committed to partnering effectively with families, schools, churches and employers within our communities.
We show empathy by listening, reflecting and accepting people where they are in life. We promote a peaceful caring and safe environment for all participants.
We adhere to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; and honesty. We will do the right thing in the most reliable way.
We value the strengths, experiences and perspectives of others and believe everyone has something to contribute. We operate in the spirit of cooperation and value human dignity.
We are committed to educating our community because without knowledge the people perish and we believe as a community we have a responsibility to provide education to our youth in order for our communities to thrive and be successful.