Strategic Plan to EARCOS Mission

In accomplishing its mission and vision, EARCOS will play a prominent leadership role throughout the global educational community.

 

 

 

 

 

(Revised April 2017)

EARCOS Mission

EARCOS inspires adult and student learning through its leadership and service and fosters intercultural understanding, global citizenship, and exceptional educational practices within our learning community.

Core Value

EARCOS believes:

  • All individuals have intrinsic worth; their dignity and value are enhanced when they are honored and nourished.
  • Diverse and inclusive communities nurture the well-being and growth of individuals and organizations.
  • Learning is continuous and essential for individual growth and the advancement of society.
  • Individuals and communities have the need and capacity to learn and grow.
  • Individuals and communities are responsible for helping, supporting and serving others.
  • Individuals and communities are responsible for stewardship of the natural environment.
  • Individuals and communities are responsible for the choices they make.
  • Integrity, honesty and striving for excellence are essential to our purpose.

 

Goals

  1. All member schools use EARCOS as their primary resource for the professional development of their learning community.
  2. EARCOS activities positively impact intercultural understanding.
  3. EARCOS programs and services strive to strengthen international mindedness and endeavor to recognize the global citizenship of member educators and the students they serve.
  4. EARCOS will remains nimble and flexible to assure the professional development programs and services consistently meet the high standards of its membership and the ever-changing professional educational environment.

Strategies

To support the EARCOS mission we will:

  1. Provide targeted and differentiated professional development opportunities for member communities.
  2. Engage adults and students in learning activities across the region that will promote friendship, understanding, and global citizenship.
  3. Develop collaborative educational partnerships within the region as well as worldwide to foster greater access to expertise.
  4. Connect schools, communities, and individuals through the use of technology to promote collaboration, communication, intercultural understanding, and access to broader educational opportunities.
  5. Conduct and communicate research and archive relevant data to identify and enhance exceptional educational practices.

In accomplishing its mission and vision, EARCOS will play a prominent leadership role throughout the global educational community.