Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District


Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District



Mission Statement

MISSION Each student will graduate with the skills needed to contribute and thrive in a changing world. VISION Our vision reflects our core values and guides our work in living our mission, honoring our non-negotiables and attaining our goals. Our Personnel: • use data to make informed decisions • support our shared mission and non-negotiables • collaborate on a consistent basis • develop supportive and encouraging relationships with students • model and demonstrate kindness and empathy toward others • understand and strive to meet our district goals Our Leadership Team: • supports and reinforces non-negotiables • establishes clear and measurable objectives and uses data to make decisions that improve student learning • focuses staff on the actions and strategies to achieve objectives and allocates resources to support implementation • continues to learn and model learning for staff • is consistently visible at sites and in the community • effectively communicates and collaborates with staff, students, parents, and community members Our Students: • demonstrate social responsibility • embrace an academic culture of critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity • seek challenges and manifest resilience • make healthy choices and are physically active • display and emulate positive character traits • strive to meet high academic standards and behavioral expectations Our District-Wide Climate and Learning Environment: • are welcoming and stimulating for all learners and visitors • ensure that facilities are safe, well maintained and organized for learning • reflect and celebrate student work and achievement • promote a culture in which all student differences are valued and students feel safe to express themselves • nurture curiosity and innovation • are founded on a clear, strong communication system Our Curriculum: • is rigorous and standards-based • connects skills and knowledge to real world situations • enables innovative learning methods and integrates use of supportive technologies • is designed to encourage students to use inquiry and team-based approaches to solve problems • fosters the development of higher order thinking skills through project-based learning • is broad and balanced, encourages creativity and inspires a commitment to learning Our Equity Commitment: • is clearly evident in the beliefs, actions, and interactions of our staff • is apparent in our decision-making and allocation of resources • acknowledges the innate prejudices in the educational system and society and works to overcome inequities • ensures all students, regardless of their background, demographics or school of attendance, have equal opportunities, experiences and outcomes • provides and promotes a positive school culture which values each student's strengths and differences

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Board of Education desires to provide a positive work environment where employees and job applicants are assured of equal access and opportunities and are free from harassment in accordance with law. The Board prohibits District employees from discriminating against or harassing any other District employee or job applicant on the basis of the person's actual or perceived race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation. B.P. 4030

Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District

685 E. Jack London Blvd., Livermore, CA 94551-1899