Winona Area Public Schools' Vision, Mission Statement and Core Values  (developed 2007-2008 school year):

VISION: We are a community that inspires all students to be life-long learners who strive to fulfill their unique potential and improve our society.

MISSION STATEMENT: To empower students of all ages to be life-long learners who demonstrate creative thinking, critical analysis and problem solving skills in an ever changing and challenging world.

CORE VALUES: In all that we do we are committed to:
  • Learner Needs – focusing on the needs of the learner and acknowledging all learners deserve equitable access to resources for a quality education.
  • Safety – creating an emotionally and physically safe and welcoming learning environment for all students and staff.
  • Trust – communicating openly and honestly and acting compassionately.
  • Positive Relationships – honoring relationships with all stakeholders by respecting our community’s heritage and diversity while embracing change.
  • Objective and Validated Decision Making – relying on data, research and factual information as a basis for making decisions.
  • Financial Stewardship – being financially responsible and maintaining a solvent school district.
  • Diversity – provide and emphasize programming that cultivates an inclusive school climate and curriculum.

Contact: Pam Kristiansen, School Board Second Deputy Clerk/Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent