• We are committed to providing the best educational experience possible to every student.
  • We seek to develop the strengths and talents of all members of our community so they can achieve their personal best.
  • We develop and pursue the highest standards in all that we do, and promote a climate of continuous improvement.


  • We strive for quality in staffing, facilities, programs, and services.
  • We promote honesty and transparency in support of student and employee success.
  • We encourage responsible decision-making and conflict resolution that respects the dignity of others.

Community & Diversity:

  • We believe that differences and diversity strengthen our community.

  • We respect and value all people and their perspectives.
  • We foster a community of open and honest dialogue that encourages an unfettered exchange of ideas, with civility and respect, for the empowerment of all.

Social Responsibility:

  • We believe in the value of community service and engagement, and in being active citizens of the world.
  • We are dedicated to developing responsible citizens of the world who are committed to social justice for all by providing opportunities for service, social justice education, and engagement.
  • We share a passion for making our community and the world a better place.


  • We uphold behaviors that contribute to the development of a positive community.
  • We adhere to policies that respect all members of the community.
  • We behave ethically toward each other and to those in the communities we serve.

Creative Expression:

  • We provide a range of social, educational, cultural, and recreational programs and events designed to expand and enhance experiences for our community.
  • We are committed to the development of an interactive, collaborative, and innovative community that encourages working creatively within and across disciplines.
  • We believe in the transformational power of dreams and aspirations, and foster an environment rooted in creative thought, inquiry, and self-discovery.