District 211 Adopts New Mission Statement, Core Values

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Mission

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The District 211 Board of Education adopted a new mission statement as well as new value statements at its August 18, 2016 meeting.

On July 18 and 19, 2016, the Board of Education met with a facilitator and members of the administration for approximately 12 hours to develop a multi-year strategic plan using information gathered through the community engagement initiative.

The new statement and set of value statements will define the common mission of District 211 and serve to guide the priorities from the District’s strategic plan in the coming years. The mission statement is as follows:

Township High School District 211 serves the educational needs of the community inspiring all students to successfully contribute to the world

values

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The 11 values statements support the District 211 mission and are as follows:

Academic Rigor

Our District values engaging curriculum built upon high-quality educational experiences to develop critical thinking.

Accountability

Our District values the charge of providing thorough and accurate information with all shared stakeholders.

Communication

Our District values an open exchange of information and perspectives.

Compassion, Dignity and Respect

Our District values and honors the strengths and diversity of all individuals.

Education and Learning

Our District values the continuous pursuit of knowledge, preparation and readiness to pursue future endeavors.

Efficiency

Our District values systemic measures and practices to optimize the community’s resources throughout the organization.

Financial Integrity

Our District values strong fiscal management and reporting practices to ensure the highest degree of financial stewardship.

Innovation

Our District values continuous improvement to advance latest educational and operational practices.

Opportunity

Our District values fostering a comprehensive array of enrichment experiences to support all aspects of student development.

Safety

Our District values safeguarding the welfare of all by providing a positive and respectful environment.

Wellness

Our District values cultivating the healthy physical, social and emotional well-being of all.

 

For more information about the mission statement or value statements, please visit Board Docs.