Core Values

Conant Beliefs, Expected Behaviors & Core Values

The following are the Core Values that guide the students, families, and staff of Conant School. Our behavior towards one another and towards our children should be measured against these Core Values as we strive to demonstrate them in our daily lives.

Core Value

We believe that each person (e.g., student, parent, and staff member) should feel valued and respected as an individual, in order for learning, teaching, and risk-taking to take place.

Behaviors: Each Person

  • Respects diverse learning styles, abilities, and backgrounds
  • Fulfills personal and academic responsibilities
  • Displays courteous behavior
  • Accepts accountability for one's own behavior
  • Resolves conflicts in a respectful manner
  • Fosters an environment that encourages risk-taking

Core Value

We believe, that because every individual is part of a community, each person should take responsibility for himself/herself and the group in order to contribute to its success.

Behaviors: Each Person

  • Designs a safe, inclusive, and supportive learning environment
  • Creates a learning environment that promotes cooperative efforts and engages the learner
  • Communicates effectively and regularly
  • Cares for property with a sensitivity for the environment and the future
  • Maintains collaboration between home and school

Core Value

We believe that lifelong learning is essential. A stimulating and nurturing environment should be provided so that students experience success and feel the challenges and joy associated with learning.

Behaviors: Each Person

  • Guides individuals in defining goals and in developing strategies and skills necessary to experience success while learning
  • Involves children by providing authentic experiences
  • Encourages perseverance while engaged in the learning process
  • Offers a challenging and stimulating curriculum that is enhanced by technology
  • Involves the learner in activities that encourage critical and creative thinking
  • Promotes high academic standards
  • Fosters lifelong learning
  • Celebrates learning