Global Impact Academy's Mission and Vision
Global Impact's Mission
Global Impact Academy exists to cultivate a forward thinking and community driven (local, national, and global) learning environment where students develop a passion for STEM learning and its real world applications. Global Impact Academy scholars will be the productive, positive influencers of tomorrow developing innovative solutions to the world’s problems.
Global Impact's Vision
Global Impact Academy believes in an active learning environment that encourages, and fosters curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking is paramount to student success. To create this environment, we envision:
- Cross-curricular Professional Learning Communities in which teachers from all content areas collaborate on projects, assessments, standards-based lessons, and data driven instruction.
- Student centered classrooms in which scholars are engaged in real world applications of academic knowledge.
- Instructors who leverage the power of technology to personalize learning for scholars and provide “just in time” instruction to meet the needs of each student.
- Students as autonomous learners, exploring their interests as it relates to academic content, making learning relevant and fun.
- A culture of academic excellence where the emphasis is placed on mastery and understanding as opposed to assignment completion and numerical grades.
- The school as a robust and resilient community in which students feel safe to make mistakes.
- A community cultivating a respectful, supportive, and culturally responsive environment that invites students to develop a positive self-image, self-worth, and self-confidence as the leaders of tomorrow.