Our Values

  • Integrity

We consistently uphold honesty, genuineness and accountability. 

  • Collaboration

We believe that when individuals act together, social change can occur. We value working respectfully with others toward common goals. We believe we are stronger together and that unified action is essential to increase the impact of our collective work. We use an interdisciplinary team approach that provides perspectives through partnerships.

  • Innovation

We believe that expansive, imaginative thinking and action generate powerful and innovative solutions. We value the time, space and freedom that allow creativity to bloom. We believe that innovation, adaptability, and smart risk-taking are integral in addressing challenges of all scope and scale. We create cutting-edge approaches to teaching and learning.

  • Trust & Empowerment 

We believe true progress requires honesty, so we cultivate trusting relationships that empower others and ourselves to be our best.We believe true progress requires honesty, so we cultivate trusting relationships that empower others and ourselves to be our best.

  • Research-Based Framework

The foundation of our work is the use of a rigorous research methodology based on close observation of children the youth and teachers over time.

  • Inclusiveness and Respect for all Individuals

We embrace the plurality and diversity of our world.