Our core values are not descriptions of the work we do or the strategies we employ to accomplish our mission. These values underlie our work, how we interact with each other, and are strategies we employ to fulfill our mission. Our core values are the basic elements of how we go about our work and how we learn as a community. They are the practices we use every day in everything we do.
Doing the “right thing” at all times with honesty and authenticity
Embracing of our differences, treating others as we wish to be treated
High expectations for all and in all we do and the courage to challenge for it
Engaging in flexible, continuous and purposeful change grounded in data
Shared stewardship of and accountability for our words, acts, choices and results
Actively participating with a mission-focus and values-driven attitude
Operating with a preference and capacity for partnership across our community