Mission and Strategic Actions

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Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District responds to the unique needs of students, educators, and school districts with innovation, quality, and trusted experience.

916 Values

916 Values

Happy and Proud: the 916 Experience (Strategic Actions)

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At the center of our strategic actions visual is Happy and Proud: the 916 experience and this starts with staff and student experiences. The 916 student experience is at the center of everything we do.

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Northeast Metro 916's vision for student learning is to create the conditions for student success that are guaranteed and viable standards-based curriculum, evidence-based instruction aligned to meet the needs of our students, and student-centered learning.

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Northeast Metro 916 believes equity is a continuous and challenging process in which we must work to recognize and reduce assumptions and biases to understand the needs and potential of those we support genuinely. 916 uses equity to guide all interactions, decisions, and instruction.The Northeast Metro 916 school board anonymously passed the 2022 equity policy. 916 is one of the few school districts in the state to have an equity policy. 

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Northeast Metro 916's professional support and development build lasting careers, relationships, and a belief that all students and staff have incredible potential that needs to be nurtured. Resilience, perseverance, hope, progress, joy, and the opportunity to make a difference are some of the aspects that keep staff and students at 916.