Core Values


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 Resposibility

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.