Core Values


  1. Improved Student Learning- We believe in supporting Professional Learning Communities to set high standards for engaged student learning that focuses on critical thinking, creative thinking, and project-based learning so that all students meet their highest potential.
  2. Social Emotional Wellness- We believe in embedding social-emotional learning into our school culture and curriculum and providing programs and services to meet the needs of our students.
  3. Innovative Teaching and Leadership- We will ensure that evidence-based practices are implemented as well as endeavor to increase professional involvement in the improvement of instruction and school leadership.
  4. Positive Learning Culture- We believe in cultivating a culture based upon respect, trust, collaboration, effective communication, and broad-based decision making to collectively provide a positive learning culture.
  5. Productive Community Partnerships- We believe in working to strengthen the trust, engagement, collaboration, and critical support between all stakeholders and the Norwood Public Schools.