Vision:

TriDistrict Community Education provides inspiring and motivating high quality opportunities for lifelong learning, leadership development and citizen engagement while advancing equity and eliminating disparities for all in the community.

Mission:

TriDistrict Community Education provides high quality, respectful, equitable, learning experiences for every person in the community.

Core Values:

  • We build and support capacity for culturally responsive outreach and instruction where the wisdom and experience of all participants are valued.

  • We create a collaborative, safe, nurturing and developmentally appropriate environment that encourages creativity and promotes physical, emotional, cognitive and social development.  

  • We provide diverse opportunities for discovery, growth and possibility that enhance individual uniqueness and foster self-confident, compassionate leaders who are committed to serve and support the community.

  • We are committed to equitable practices of social justice without respect to class, race, ability, faith, age, gender, or sexual orientation.

  • We customize our approach by District or community when partnering with K-12 and community organizations to achieve measurable outcomes.

Objectives:

  • Support each District’s Equity Initiatives as part of developing and creating a racial justice and leadership framework within Community Education

  • Advance racial equity, address structural racism, and promote the healing of racial and ethnic divisions in our schools and communities 

  • Serve customers that are reflective of each District’s demographics

  • Advocate on behalf of our students to promote the values and mission of Community Education, breaking through barriers and stereotypes while promoting understanding and building relationships.

  • Support and advance the academic, social and emotional goals of K-12

  • Prepare our youngest learners for kindergarten and prepare them to read well by third grade

  • Provide both youth and adults with opportunities to build skills for college and career advancement  

  • Support the acquisition and mastery of content matter in math, science, English and social studies; and the acquisition of soft skills, (conflict resolution, working in teams, communication, adaptability, computer and technical literacy, interpersonal and problem solving skills etc.) 

  • Provide classes that offer practical application and time to practice using academic and soft skills for both youth and adults

  • Provide culturally relevant programing to engage our adults and older adults in the life of the community and in the work of the District