At Bellefonte Area School District we believe that successes and challenges are used as a catalyst for growth, change, and improvement. We believe this is only possible through schools that are learner centered, research and data informed, and future focused. We believe in advocating for and nurturing a climate conducive to student learning and staff professional growth by building leadership capacity throughout the district. With this in mind, our District goals focus on honing and developing those systems that enable us to better serve our students and our community.
Vision: Working collaboratively, we inspire a passion for learning, a commitment to excellence, and a respect for individuals and diversity as we prepare all students to be successful in an ever-changing global society.
Mission: Inspiring and Preparing Today’s Learners to Embrace Tomorrow’s Challenges
Goal 1: By June 30, 2019, professional learning will engage learners in various formats. All stakeholders will be encouraged to take ownership of their professional learning.
Goal 2: By June 30, 2019, each department will work with the district publicist as appropriate and others to disseminate promotional materials on web, social media and other platforms and communication forums to inform the public of district initiatives and events.
Goal 3: By June 30, 2019, the district will establish and maintain various community partnerships that focus on improving instruction; social, emotional, and mental health; and educational facilities.District Challenge: To increase cultural awareness and diversity understanding within the local and global communities through collaboration with students, teachers, parents, and community members while encouraging open mindedness and acceptance.