Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD

Valuing Workforce Members and Partners

Valuing Workforce Members and Partners occurs when staff and stakeholders' input, shared decision making, on-going development, and collaboration are valued and enhanced.

Valuing Workforce Members and Partners in the School
Valuing Workforce Members and Partners in the Classroom
Valuing Workforce Members and Partners for Students
More Core Values

Valuing Workforce Members and Partners in the School

We demonstrate Valuing Workforce Members and Partners in the school when we:

  • address staff and stakeholder satisfaction, development, and well-being

  • build knowledge or capacity in addressing the diverse needs of students, develop leadership capacity, and monitor student progress using the PDSA cycle, etc.

  • provide for staff and stakeholder participation in developing processes and programs

  • create an environment for collaboration, creativity and innovation

  • provide recognition for staff

  • recognize the contributions of the diverse cultures of the school community

  • encourage partnerships within the school (professional learning communities, vertical articulation teams, staff development, etc.)

  • encourage partnerships outside the school (other schools, social service organizations, businesses, etc.)

Valuing Workforce Members and Partners in the Classroom

We demonstrate Valuing Workforce Members and Partners in the classroom when we:

  • value creative and innovative contributions

  • recognize and celebrate classroom and student successes

  • encourage student team approaches to problem-solving, project planning, peer or buddy support

  • encourage class-to-class and school-to-school partnerships, benchmarking, mentoring by outside organizations, sharing expertise regarding vocational opportunities/training, etc.

  • allow students to take responsibility for the mission, values, expectations, and learning

  • act as role models in a manner that will communicate the mission, values, and expectations of the classroom

  • expect students to set realistic yet challenging classroom and personal goals

Valuing Workforce Members and Partners for Students

Kid-friendly questions about Valuing Workforce Members and Partners

  • How do we learn to appreciate and value what others have to say?

  • What is my responsibility to the Classroom Learning System?

    Do I think about new ways to solve a problem? How can I share these?

  • What group experiences have I had in solving problems, planning a project, or helping another student?

  • How can I earn service hours with an outside organization or business?

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