ONE PROMISE: THE BEST EDUCATION FOR ALL, FOR LIFE
Our Shared Vision
The Westbrook School Department believes that education is a partnership among students, staff, families, and the community.
We encourage self-directed learning and individual excellence through student centered activities and interdisciplinary connections.
Within a framework of high expectations, the school environment allows for a variety of opportunities for students to demonstrate what they have learned.
As partners in learning, we all share the responsibility to make this vision a reality in a changing world.
Our Core Values
Strong, Innovative Leadership
Intentional, Learner-Centered Teaching
Meaningful, Personalized Learning
Inclusive Culture and Community
Intentional Facilities and Finance
OUR STRATEGIC PRIORITIES
Our Guiding Principles
As a school community, we:
~Create an equitable school community where opportunities are accessible to all children and adults
~Develop a culture that fosters joy, collaboration, communication, community partnerships, accountability, and high standards
~Nurture and environment where all students learn at high levels of achievement, demonstrate personal growth and effectively express their voices
~Set high standard and monitor accountability for all students and employees
~Work to attract, nurture, celebrate, support, and retain committed, highly qualified administrators, teachers, and staff who are reflective of our students’ identities and diverse community.
~Foster a community of belonging, resilience and self-esteem
~Develop personal responsibility, positive behavior, and restorative practices that support social emotional learning and development
~Share the responsibility, positive behavior, and restorative practices that support social and emotional learning and development
~Share the responsibility for learning among home, school and community
~Manage facilities and finances thoughtfully and intentionally, plan for ongoing improvements and provide for safe and cost-effective learning environments