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4. We believe the Providence school district can and must be a high-performing organization.

We believe—
  • People and purpose drive high performance.
  • We must capture the hearts and minds of our people with a clear and compelling vision for student success as well as opportunities for participation, collaboration, teamwork, and shared decision making.
  • We must have visionary and distributed leadership and a relentless focus on results.
  • We must deliver measurable results in return for the commitment of public resources.
  • We commit to organizing the Providence School Department around its core business—teaching and learning.
We will—
  • Hold the entire district and everyone in it accountable for student success.
  • Target resources strictly to district priorities.
  • Recruit, develop, support, and retain the highest-quality personnel.
  • Operate effective instructional and business systems.
  • Use public resources efficiently.