Mission Statement

  • Northampton Area School District is dedicated to educating and developing responsible citizens who learn from the past, listen to the present, and lead our future. 

    Learn, Listen, and Lead.

    Strategic Plan Mission, Belief, and Vision Statements Revised February 22, 2012, 

    Board approved on March 12, 2012

    Discussion and final editing by the Strategic Plan Mission and Belief Statements Subcommittee resulted in the following finalized NASD Mission, Belief, and Vision Statements, which were Board approved on March 12, 2012:

    Mission Statement:

    Northampton Area School District is dedicated to educating and developing responsible citizens who learn from the past, listen to the present, and lead our future.

    And the final NASD tag line is: Learn, Listen, and Lead

    Belief Statements:

    • We believe in the Northampton Area School District.
    • We believe that learning about our past will provide our students with a “Konkrete” foundation that will prepare our students to embrace the future and adapt successfully in a global, changing society.
    • We believe in the worth of every individual and that everyone in our community deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.
    • We believe that a safe and positive environment is essential to learning.
    • We believe in fostering positive relationships among students, staff, parents, and community.
    • We believe high expectations promote high achievement.
    • We believe that a healthy lifestyle and awareness of the arts should be nurtured through physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development.
    • We believe instructional strategies should recognize diverse learning styles, the needs of all students, and should challenge all students to develop to their fullest potential.
    • We believe educational excellence requires continuous improvement and is the shared responsibility of students, staff, parents, and community.
       

    Vision Statement:

    The Northampton Area School District will empower students to achieve individual, unique, and authentic success through a culture of excellence.

     

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