Foundation Statements

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Foundation Statements

Our Vision

Resilient, compassionate, and active learners engaged in their communities.

Our Mission

Learners will be inspired to develop growth mindsets and achieve excellence through collaborative and innovative learning experiences.

Our Motto

We All Belong - We All Succeed


Our Guiding Principles

  • We believe Clearview Public Schools is the best education option for students in our communities.

  • We believe positive relationships and meaningful connections with students and our communities are foundational to our success.

  • We value all students and their potential to have a positive impact on our future.

  • We make decisions in the best interests of all students.

  • We believe in and support our quality staff and their passion for learning and professional growth.

  • We embrace, promote and work to enhance our rural experience.

  • We ensure the budget and financial framework reflects a long-term, stable learning environment focused on the strategic goals for Clearview Public Schools.

(Approved 2020-01-15)

Our Priorities

First-Choice Learning Environment

Clearview Public Schools is the first-choice for students and families in our communities.  We celebrate our learning environments which are so engaging, welcoming and successful that parents and students choose Clearview over any other education alternatives.

Outcome:  Maintain or increase our share of student enrolments.
Outcome:  Examine alternative programs.
Outcome:  Clearview communications are clear, targeted, timely, and transparent

Promote growth and success for all students

Clearview would like to increase our students’ opportunities for success by ensuring high performance learning at all levels.  In addition to academic performance, Clearview will also be focusing on student creativity, innovation and student resilience. 

Outcome:  Each student is proficient in the areas of reading comprehension and written communication skills
Outcome:  Each student demonstrates ability, confidence, and willingness in literacy
Outcome:  Each student is proficient in the areas of mathematical reasoning and the application of numerical concepts and skills
Outcome:  Each student demonstrates ability, confidence, and awareness of number sense and spatial relationships

Meet the needs of all students with the provision of high quality CTS and CTF programming

The CTF and CTS programs are designed to develop skills that students can apply in their daily lives when preparing for entry into the workplace or for further learning opportunities. Clearview will provide students with opportunities to personalize their learning, identify and explore their interests while developing basic competencies that people need to participate and progress in today’s dynamic world of work.

Outcome:  All students experience meaningful learning programs and opportunities in their schools and in off campus education opportunities
Outcome:  Graduating students are prepared for and have a plan for their immediate post high school years, including career plans and post-secondary education
Outcome:  High schools provide high quality CTS programs in Foods, Fabrication, Construction, and other clusters.

Enhance Public Education Through Effective Engagement

Clearview recognizes and values our school and community stakeholders, we seek opportunities to increase student, staff and parent engagement and invite community partners to join us in advocating for public school education. To monitor progress and to plan in a manner that cultivates a shared vision for student success and well-being.

Outcome:  The Division will facilitate communication and ongoing engagement of all educational partners in respectful collaborative action.
Outcome:  The Division will engage regularly with education partners, across the spectrum of public engagement strategies (informing, consulting, involving, collaborating and empowering)
Outcome:  The Division will acknowledge that communication must be constant throughout the engagement  process.
Outcome:  The Division will move to the new Assurance Framework reflecting the local and societal contexts, enabling innovative and flexible responses in classrooms, schools and in the division

(Approved 2021-05)

Our Guiding Framework for Strategic Planning and Budget Development

The following guiding framework for decision making with respect to strategic planning and budget development is predicated on the goal of student success.  No guideline is prioritized or weighted, and none of the guidelines are in isolation to another.  All guidelines work together to support the goals of the organization.

  • We will ensure that strategic decisions and budget decisions reflect Clearview’s Strategic Plan and Clearview’s Principles and Priorities approved by the Board, and the areas of focus provided by Alberta Education.
  • We will use a strategic planning and budget development process that is respectful, open and consultative with all educational partners: employees, parents, schools, students, and our communities.
  • We will make budget decisions with integrity, taking into account the elements of fairness and equity.
  • We will ensure respectful relationships through effective communication; we will be comprehensive and open when communicating budget information; we will provide all budget facts.
  • We will ensure that resources, whether they are people, materials or technology, are allocated to best support student learning.
  • We will continuously examine our initiatives, practices, and procedures to ensure they effectively support our goals.
  • We will make data-informed, value-for-dollar decisions which will include consultation with those affected where appropriate.
  • We will plan annually to maintain an appropriate level of operational needs reserves and contingency reserves, allowing us to ensure operational effectiveness and to manage the risks toward Clearview and student learning.
  • We will ensure student success through the attraction, development and retention of staff who are student-focused and share our values of learning, collegiality and respect.
  • We will ensure the safety of our students and staff; we support their wellness, physical, and mental health.

(Approved 2020-03-05)