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Core Beliefs

Student Learning

  • Every student can and must learn at grade level and beyond.

High Quality Instruction

  • Teachers must demonstrate the ability and desire to educate each child at a high level.

Leadership

  • Leaders must perform courageously and ethically to accomplish stated goals.

Safety

  • A safe learning and working environment is crucial to student learning.

Culture

  • Fresno Unified is a place where:
    • Diversity is valued
    • Educational excellence and equity are expected
    • Individual responsibility and participation by all is required
    • Collaborative adult relationships are essential
    • Parents, students and the community as a whole are vital partners

Commitments


Student Learning

  • We will provide all students access to high quality options and a variety of activities.
  • We will implement, continue or expand practices proven to raise student achievement; and eliminate practices that do not.

High Quality Instruction

  • We expect all students to achieve their personal best; differences in achievement among socio-economic and ethnic groups are not acceptable.
  • We expect effective teacher performance toward desired results.

Leadership

  • We will require the timely delivery of high quality services to every site.
  • We will sustain and monitor a financial plan that ensures the viability of the district.
  • We will provide clear expectations and regularly support professional growth.

Safety

  • We will provide a safe, clean, and orderly learning and working environment.

Culture

  • We will establish collaborative relationships with staff, parents, students, and the community.
  • We strongly encourage and welcome the valuable contributions of our families.
  • We expect and depend upon individual responsibility.
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