District Goals and Beliefs

Name Description
Belief 1 - Students are the focus of all decisions
Belief 2 - A culture of accountability shall drive excellence and promote the district vision of teaching and learning
Belief 3 - Open, honest, respectful and responsive communication is fundamental to the collaborative process
Belief 4 - The physical, social and emotional well-being of students results from a partnership between families, the school staff, and the community
Belief 5 - Learning is a process that combines nurturing, creativity, imagination, honoring a sense of wonder, and exploration of individual interests
Belief 6 - We believe in embracing the diversity embodied within our community and appreciating the richness it adds to life
Belief 7 - The Lake Tahoe region is precious, and we value our physical environment and integrate this element into our educational goals
Belief 8 - Schools, families and the community are partners in helping students develop a sense of ownership for their learning
Belief 9 - Teachers are passionate professionals entrusted with the duty of ensuring the highest level of learning for all students
Belief 10 - School principals are passionate professionals who are leaders of leaders and accountable for the success of the school
Belief 11 - All district staff members contribute to a safe environment conducive to providing challenging and engaging learning opportunities for students
Belief 12 - The Superintendent-Chief Learning Officer has a critical responsibility to communicate a vision of the future and to initiate and support action toward the vision
Belief 13 - The board of education is entrusted with the responsibility for setting policies and strategies that are consistent with these beliefs and assures the district meets its vision