AE(LOCAL) - EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY

Beliefs

Students are valuable individuals.

Students should be actively engaged.

Culture cultivates character and accountability.

Safe, supportive environments promote higher achievement.

Respecting diversity leads to cultural awareness and a global perspective.

Relationships in our classrooms, our schools, and our community are essential.

Well-planned, applicable staff development leads to improved instruction.

Enthusiastic and effective educators inspire our students.

A challenging, well-aligned curriculum fosters individual potential and continuous learning.

Vision

Tomball ISD students will lead in creating the future.

Mission

Tomball ISD educates students to become responsible, productive citizens by providing innovative, individually rigorous, and personally valuable educational experiences.

Objectives

All Tomball ISD students will:

Achieve academic growth and reach their individual potential.

Develop and exhibit positive character traits in all aspects of their lives.

Actively seek opportunities beyond the classroom to enhance their educational experiences.

Be actively engaged, thinking independently to become creative problem solvers.

Be prepared for post-secondary success in the global marketplace.

Goals

Tomball ISD will:

Develop, continuously enhance, and utilize rigorous college, career, and life-ready curriculum that is responsive to the needs of individual learners.

Provide multiple sources of high quality academic content that infuses technology in learning experiences and instruction.

Attract, develop, and retain high-quality staff through a well-defined, personally valuable professional development plan and support structure.

Foster a culture of caring and compassionate educators to provide a supportive learning environment.

Promote academic success by engaging students through real world experiences while cultivating independent thinking and creative problem solving.

Prepare our graduates to succeed in the college/career path of their choice.

Promote an emotionally and physically safe and secure learning environment.

Be fiscally responsible while meeting the educational and facility needs of the students.

Inspire students to develop and exhibit character traits that are reflective of community standards.

Actively engage and involve parents and the community.

Tomball ISD

AE(LOCAL)-X

LDU 2015.02

DATE ISSUED: 10/30/2015