HOME WORKS! Vision, Mission, Guiding Principles, & Core Values


Every child makes the grade.


HOME WORKS! The Teacher Home Visit Program partners families and teachers for children’s success.

Guiding Principles

We believe that:

  • All parents want the best for their children
  • Families play a key role in a child’s life path
  • All children can learn
  • Learning creates opportunities
  • Individual differences must be respected
  • Open, honest communication is essential
  • A strengths-based perspective promotes respect, trust, and effective outcomes

Core Values

Collaboration, Continuous Improvement, Diversity, Innovation, Integrity, Persistence, Respect, Transparency, Trust


  • Improved academic achievement and test scores
  • Improved daily attendance
  • Improved classroom behavior
  • Increased parental/guardian and teacher engagement
  • Fewer tardies

The long term goals of HOME WORKS! are to support the development of an educated, trained workforce; to support parents to read, talk, and listen to their children every day; and to become invested in the quality of their children’s schooling.