• LEARNER GOALS

    Learner goals have been developed through a collaborative effort of various stakeholders. These goals align with the 21st Century Skills which build upon core subject expertise and emphasize the skills and knowledge that students must master to compete globally and become responsible, productive citizens and life-long learners. St. Charles Parish Public Schools will have achieved its mission when each student functions effectively as…

    A KNOWLEDGEABLE, COMPETENT PERSON

    • Accesses, analyzes and processes information
    • Acquires new knowledge and skills and applies the learning to various situations
    • Understands the interrelationships among concepts, principles and skills
    • Uses technology to gather, analyze, and synthesize information

    A CRITICAL THINKER

    • Identifies, assesses, integrates and utilizes information and resources to solve problems and make decisions
    • Demonstrates the ability to ask questions in order to continuously improve products, services or processes
    • Demonstrates adaptability, flexibility and the ability to use a variety of tools to solve problems

    A COLLABORATIVE CONTRIBUTOR

    • Uses leadership and collaborative skills effectively in work and community settings
    • Demonstrates leadership skills that focus, energize and inspire others
    • Contributes to the overall efforts of a group by assuming appropriate roles
    • Exhibits positive interpersonal skills that respect different cultures and people
    • Works through negotiations and practices teamwork to reach a common goal

    AN INVOLVED CITIZEN

    • Contributes time, energy and talent to local, national and global efforts
    • Makes choices that contribute to personal well being
    • Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate with people of different backgrounds and cultures

    A CREATIVE PRODUCER

    • Uses appropriate resources and technology to create quality products and services
    • Demonstrates creativity, innovation and flexibility to provide a service, to accomplish a goal or to develop a product
    • Produces an original product appropriate for its intended use

    A SELF-DIRECTED ACHIEVER

    • Creates a vision for his/her future
    • Identifies a plan, monitors progress, makes adjustments and evaluates achievement of goals
    • Begins tasks promptly and perseveres when confronted with barriers

    AN EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR

    • Uses verbal, written and presentation skills effectively
    • Demonstrates ability to develop and deliver clear, concise key messages
    • Develops visual representations that communicate key points