Equity & Resilience
~ Phoenix-Talent Schools ~
Excellence for Everyone
Our district's vision...
Together, we shall meet the challenges of preparing responsible, creative, life-long learners.
Our program's mission...
In the service of equity and resilience, we cultivate safe and nurturing learning spaces by prioritizing:
PREDICTABILITY through structure, routine, repetition, consistency, choice, and a sense of control;
RELATIONSHIPS to foster empathy, connection, belonging, voice, and meaningful contribution;
REGULATION of emotions, thoughts, attention, and actions to build individual and collective agency and efficacy.
Our program's goals...
Every employee and every student will know they are valued and belong, manage and express their emotions effectively, advocate for themselves, set appropriate boundaries, empathize to develop and maintain caring relationships, communicate effectively, resolve conflicts, and initiate restorative actions.
Understand ...the effects of stress and trauma
Respond ...with awareness, regulation, and advocacy
Provide ...nurturing, engaging, growth-centered teaching and learning
Teach …all to regulate, empathize, advocate, apologize and repair harm, set and achieve goals
Invest ...in the resilience and belonging of each individual
COMPASSION AND CURIOSITY at our Core
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