Vision, Mission, Values & Priorities

Parkland School Division, and all of our schools, are committed to acting on our new vision, mission and foundational statements. These new statements, which emphasize student success and well-being, reflect the future-focused and innovative organization that we are today.

Our Vision

Our students possess the confidence, resilience, insight and skills required to thrive in, and positively impact, the world.

Our Mission

We assure supportive learning environments, meaningful experiences and healthy relationships that create opportunities to develop resilience, to gain diversity in perspectives and to achieve enduring success.

Foundational Statements

Our Ultimate Goal is Student Success and Well-being.

We therefore value: 

  • Learning opportunities that are:
    • Purposeful
    • Essential
    • Relevant
    • Authentic
    • Responsive
  • Excellence in achievement
  • Trustworthy, respectful relationships
  • Resilience with self-awareness

Ultimate Goal: Student Success and Well-being

Education happens both minute-by-minute and across generations. Our staff members demonstrate the belief that student success is closely linked to student well-being and the development of social-emotional assets that build resilience. Student Success and Well-being is our Ultimate Goal—the greatest reward for reaching our vision.

Tagline: Where the world opens up

Our Priorities

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Our Education Plan establishes strategic processes (enduring priorities) that are considered in the generation of strategies (forward-thinking actionable plans). These strategies enable us to demonstrate growth toward our intended outcomes. 

We attend to these priorities:

  • Meaningful Engagement
  • Inspired Exploration
  • Connected Community
  • Resource Stewardship
  • Wellness Culture
  • Confident Resilience