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TALBOT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
POLICY CODE 1.4

EASTON, MD 21601
ADOPTED: 03/27/91
REVIEWED: 05/12/10


SCHOOL SYSTEM GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

PROFILE OF A GRADUATE

The Talbot County Board of Education shall remain committed to becoming an outcomes-based educational organization dedicated to the following mission:

EACH STUDENT WILL LEARN, GROW, AND SUCCEED

I. In the spirit of this mission, the Talbot County Public Schools establishes the

following profile of a graduate. These characteristics are not the sole responsibility of

high schools. Rather, they are the product of educating the whole child throughout the

school experience (PK – 12).

A. A graduate of Talbot County Public Schools will have the academic skills, social

disposition, and personal confidence to:

1. Continue to learn throughout adult life, both in formal academic settings and in

personal pursuit of new knowledge and skills.

2. Contribute productively to the workforce, both independently and collaboratively,

demonstrating dependability, adaptability, and integrity.

3. Communicate effectively in a broad range of settings and purposes through the use

of appropriate oral, written and technological skills.

4. Participate in society as an informed citizen with a sense of responsibility and

service in a nation and world impacted by social, economic, and environmental

decisions.

5. Respect individuals and groups of diverse cultural, religious, and ethic

backgrounds, while maintaining a sense of self and pride in one’s own heritage.

6. Assume responsibility for decisions regarding self, personal relationships,

finances, and health.

7. Solve problems through research and analysis of relevant information, and by the

application of creative and critical thinking.

8. Appreciate the arts in a well-rounded life, through performance, creative

expression, and aesthetic values.