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Our Mission and Beliefs

  • Our mission as Hardin educators is to know every student by name and need.


    We as Hardin Teachers Believe:

    • Education is a shared responsibility of students, school, home and community.


    With that as an essential principle, we believe the following to be true for students, staff, families and the community:

    • Everyone has equal inherent worth and deserves to be treated with respect and dignity.
    • Everyone needs challenge, opportunity and encouragement.
    • Each person is unique.
    • Meaningful relationships have profound lifelong impact.
    • Integrity is essential.
    • Imagination and creativity are vital.
    • A safe environment is necessary for learning.
    • Every person can learn.
    • Each person is ultimately responsible for his/her own learning.
    • Learning is lifelong and unlimited.
    • There is always room for improvement.
    • All students must graduate with the skills they need to pursue their aspirations.
  • We will provide a meaningful and challenging curriculum that acknowledges and supports individual differences.

    • We will utilize assessments to transform teaching and learning to ensure student success.
    • We will recruit and retain exceptional personnel and provide ongoing and relevant professional development that translates into student engagement.
    • We will allocate resources to areas of greatest need.
    • We will vigorously enforce policies and procedures which promote a safe and healthy environment.
    • We will monitor growth and plan for a systematic process to ensure quality programs and facilities.
    • We will encourage and promote a climate that engages families in the education of their children.
    • We will establish a process that cultivates open and timely communication with our public.
    • We will strive to convey the importance of participating in the electoral process and of service and involvement in community.
    • We will foster understanding of the world around us and how our differences and similarities shape the world.