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Mission, Goals, and Beliefs

Mission Of District #137 Board of Education
The mission of our South Pekin #137 Board of Education is, in an active partnership with parents and community, to promote excellence in a caring environment in which all students learn and grow. This partnership shall empower all students to develop a strong self-esteem and to become responsible learners and decision-makers. The school district is committed to developing and using a visionary and innovative curriculum and a knowledgeable and dedicated staff.

  - Provide the highest quality of academic programs and services
  - Consider the needs of students while making decisions 

  - Listen actively to all stakeholders
  - Open communication creates a good working climate for good decision making
  - Truth and respect are essential both internally and externally
  - Continuous growth comes through self-evaluation, assessment, and research-based action
  - Community support is imperative to our success
  - High expectations produce higher results
  - Good character and citizenship should be modeled by adults and learned by our students

The goals of District 137 Board of Education are to:
  - Ensure all the students achieve to their highest potential
  - Provide open and meaningful communication with all stakeholders  

  - Operate in the most efficient and cost-effective manner that supports student learning efforts
  - Maintain a cohesive organizational system which facilitates/fosters a positive, productive climate with a highly qualified staff
  - Provide facilities conducive to student learning and growth based on the input and support of our community
In order to implement goals, the district will focus on student achievement, public communication and collaboration, and organizational effectiveness.


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