Our Vision and Values

Our Vision

We believe that all students have a fundamental right to a high quality education and to a full array of life opportunities. Our obligation and goal as educators is to continuously improve the quality and accessibility of education for all students. We do this by:

  • Working with vision and in alignment with our values
  • Developing and using high quality, accessible, and effective tools and resources
  • Building capacity among educators, including ourselves
  • Evaluating systems in context, including our own
  • Effectively communicating about our work and our ideas

 

Our Core Values

Integrity

We never compromise on matters of principle. Our commitment to our values is consistent across projects, time, and our professional and personal lives.

Diversity

We believe that common ground becomes higher ground when it draws from uncommon perspectives. What makes each of us unique is what makes all of us strong.

Teamwork

We stand united in our commitment to improving education quality and accessibility for all students. Our goals warrant our collective strength.

Leadership

We embrace opportunities to step forward and serve as guides, teachers, and partners. In every role, we reflect, model, and inspire excellence.

Commitment

We are dedicated to our common goal of improving students’ lives through education. We manifest this in how we serve our clients and our communities.

Insightfulness 

We recognize that evidence can take many forms and that ideas are only solutions if they work in the real world. We are at once creative and practical, innovative yet mindful of the boundaries that matter.

Excellence

We distinguish ourselves and our work by demanding quality of everything we do. There is no child who deserves less than this.

Grace

We aim to achieve solutions that are both effective and elegant. We engage ourselves, our colleagues, and our partners with dignity, respect, and good humor.