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Bettendorf Board of Education
Colleen Skolrood, Board Secretary - cmskolrood@yahoo.com 563/359-1061
BCSD Mission, Vision & Beliefs

Mission
Educational excellence is the foundation of the Bettendorf Community School District. Working in partnership with the family and community, we will instill and nurture in all students the knowledge, skills, creativity, and confidence to pursue their dreams and to succeed in a global society.

Vision
Bettendorf Community School District will link learning to life with passion, purpose and pride so that all students can make a positive difference.

We Believe:
* Excellence in student learning is the hallmark of our school district and our measure of accountability.
* High expectations for students, staff, parents, and community lead to excellence.
* All students can learn, though not all students learn at the same time or in the same manner.
* Family / Community support and involvement are critical to student success.
* It is essential for staff to be motivators, innovators, and professional role models in order to best meet the needs of our students.
* Student learning occurs best in a safe, nurturing, caring, respectful, and positive environment supported by quality facilities and
resources.
* Basic academic skills are the foundation for successful lifelong learning.
* Rigorous and relevant learning experiences encourage intrinsic motivation and self discipline by challenging our students to think
and solve problems creatively.
* A quality school district embraces diversity and promotes mutual respect.
* A quality school district seeks continuous improvement.
* A quality school district is responsive and accountable.
* Visionary leadership to achieve the goals of our school district is a shared responsibility of staff, students, parents and community.
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