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Our Mission

Our mission describes our school's purpose. Our vision depicts our desired future. The principles needed to achieve our mission and vision are articulated in our values. Finally, the actions we need to demonstrate to make our mission, vision and values a reality are described in our collective commitments.

We have developed these statements in collaboration with our staff, students and families. They are part of our School Success Plan.

Mission

Successful Learning: to provide an enriched environment where all students realize their potential

Vision

Corliss Public School will be a professional learning community where staff, students, and parents work to: Respect : Value and respect the diversity of staff and students as individuals. Success: Promote high academic and behavioural standards for all staff and students. Excellence: Ensure professional excellence in all aspects of teachers' practices. Teamwork: Collaborate with the administration, teachers and parents in the education of all students. Responsibility: Ensure all students are responsible, independent learners.

Values

  • Respect: Respect for diversity and acceptance of each member of our learning community.
  • Achievement: High expectations of achievement for all staff and students in all programs.
  • Commitment: Dynamic programs that meet students' strengths and needs using research and innovative practices.
  • Safety: a safe and appropriate environment which challenges each student and instils a love of learning
  • Teamwork: Learning, teaching and working together; building strength through co-operation and positive relationships.

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • Environment: provide a safe, clean, organized, inviting and inclusive learning environment for all students.
  • Accountability: participate fully in ongoing professional development and implement new initiatives and use resources effectively.
  • Programs: integrate innovative practices and state-of-the art technology into our programs.
  • Teamwork: collaborate and communicate regularly with our colleagues, students and with parents about our classroom programs/their children's progress.
  • Respect: respect and respond to individual strengths, needs and learning styles of our students.

Student Commitments

  • Complete classroom work and assignments properly and on time
  • Attend school regularly and arrive to class on time
  • Follow the school's code of conduct and classroom rules
  • Talk to our parents regularly about what we are learning in school

Parent Commitments

  • attend school information sessions and parent-teacher meetings
  • learn about what is expected in our children's classrooms
  • provide quiet and properly equipped space at home for our children to work
  • communicate our questions and concerns when necessary in a clear and positive manner