• LWGS Staff 2021-2022


    • Confident, self-advocates who take ownership of learning and have a vision for their future.

    • Highly effective and creative collaborators, critical-thinkers, problem-solvers, and communicators using civil discourse.

    • Community-minded, culturally-competent leaders who champion diversity.

    • Innovators with compassion for self, others, and the global environment.


    • Provide students opportunities to identify, examine and take action on issues of local and global significance to improve human conditions via service learning projects.

    • Facilitate students’ investigation and engagement in rigorous and relevant academic work linked to real and current world issues through key anchor performance tasks.

    • Foster and maintain a student-driven community characterized by high levels of engagement, motivation, service, collaboration, and respect for self and others.

    • Prepare students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and disposition necessary to matriculate successfully to college and career.

    • Understand the potential of technology in the classroom and effectively incorporate digital content within the content area.

    • Develop professional knowledge of competency-based education and its key assessment features including anchor performance tasks, exhibitions of learning, and competency scoring rubrics.

    • Create and reflect on professional anchor tasks that provide clarity on how to design their course materials ensuring the instructional vision is integral to student learning in all courses; (2) result in coherence in pedagogical practices among teachers; and (3) establish a shared language about instructional practices.


    • Interaction, exploration, and networking with key community partners, and organizations and businesses with a global emphasis.

    • Local, regional, national or international travel.

    • Facilitating service projects and expeditionary learning opportunities that draw together students’ personal experience and intellectual growth to promote self-discovery and efficacy.