Mission

At Steele, our vision is to empower each other to explore and engage in the world around us. The Steele Community’s mission is to provide the tools and opportunities that build a strong educational foundation in each child and that upholds our values:

  • We value the Steele Code. We create our expectations for behavior and learning based on these words.
  • We value innovation. We research and practice the latest developments in education.
  • We value creativity. We believe there is more than one approach and solution to a challenge.
  • We believe in building community by developing relationships over time.
  • We value integrated curriculum. We design units of study to meet our children’s needs and interests.
  • We value student growth. We set high expectations and strive to meet our academic goals.
  • We value the arts. We express ourselves through the arts allowing us to interact with and interpret our world.
  • We value physical education. We believe the strength and fitness of our bodies is as essential as the strength and fitness of our minds.
  • We value second educators. We believe collaboration with future educators enriches our profession and helps provide differentiated learning opportunities.
  • We value experiential learning. We facilitate learning through real life experiences.
  • We value our outdoor environments as a way to learn.
  • We value risk taking. We create a safe environment that allows people to experiment and make mistakes.
  • We value communication. We expect open and honest communication where all voices are heard.
  • We value collaboration. We share resources and leadership to achieve common goals.
  • We value accountability. We hold each other to high expectations.