HOME WORKS! Mission, Guiding Principles, Core Values, Goals, and Vision

Mission

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

Guiding Principles

HOME WORKS! believes 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

Goals

  • Improved student academic achievement and test scores
  • Improved student daily attendance
  • Improved student classroom behavior
  • Increased and strengthened parent/family and teacher engagement
  • Reduced tardies

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

Vision

Every child makes the grade.