Teaching Excellence acknowledges and actively promotes mindsets that are culturally responsive to the needs of the communities, families, and students our teachers serve. The following mindsets guide Teaching Excellence's framework for preparing and developing teachers:

We joyfully love and care about students, families, and communities and view them as equal partners.

We are passionate about the practice of teaching and our work in this profession.

We are humble and willing to learn and grow.

We believe education and individual educators impact lives.

We are authentic role models and everything we do has an impact.