respect themselves and others;
understand and appreciate the diversity and interdependence of all people;
deal effectively with conflict caused by diversity of opinions and beliefs;
respect the role of gender, religion, culture and ethnicity in the world.
RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS WHO:
- exercise leadership;
- work effectively with others in diverse settings;
- resolve conflicts productively and peacfully;
- demonstrate a sense of civic awareness;
- contribute responsibly to the community.
CRITICAL THINKERS WHO:
- distinguish between facts and opinion;
- construct and recognize the structure of arguments;
- define, analyze, and solve problems;
- organize and analyze materials and data;
- integrate information and see relationships;
- evaluate information by drawing inferences and arriving at reasonable conclusions;
- apply understanding and knowledge to new and different problems;
- remain open to new information, methods, values and beliefs.
TECHNOLOGICALLY LITERATE INDIVIDUALS WHO:
- demonstrate basic technology skills;
- apply technology ethically and productively;
- communicate using technology;
- conduct research using technology; and
- use technology to enhance critical thinking.
HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS WHO:
- understand and demonstrate physical, mental, and spiritual health;
- develop the life-long health and fitness goals;
- understand substance abuse, its effects and consequences
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS WHO:
- articulate thoughts clearly;
- demonstrate an understanding of their audience;
- take responsibility for their message;
- demonstrate the ability to listen actively; and
- use a variety of communication skills.
LIFE-LONG LEARNERS WHO:
- demonstrate intellectual curiosity;
- are self-directed;
- integrate and apply what they learn to improve their own lives;
- understand the value of continuous learning;
- reflect on and evaluate their learning for the purpose of self improvement; and
- use a range of learning strategies and time management skills to enhance learning.