WHAT IS THE COMPASS ADVANTAGE?
AFL core values guide our instruction and interaction. Connecting with our vision, we believe that nurturing these eight values will empower us to be agents of change in our school, community, and world.
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THE EIGHT AFL CORE VALUES OF FUTURE LEADERS
As developed by Marilyn Price-Mitchell, PhD
Ability to recognize, feel, and respond to the needs & suffering of others. Includes compassion, kindness, civic-mindedness.
Ability to seek and acquire new knowledge, skills, and ways of understanding the world. Includes critical thinking, reasoning, love of learning.
Ability to understand & express feelings & behaviors that facilitate positive relationships. Includes active listening, self-regulation, communication skills.
Ability to meet and overcome challenges in ways that maintain or promote well-being. Includes perseverance, initiative, selfconfidence.
Ability to examine and understand who we are relative to the world around us. Includes self-reflection, mindfulness, gratitude.
Ability to act in ways consistent with the values, beliefs, and moral principles we claim to hold. Includes courage, honesty, authenticity.
Ability to find and use available resources to achieve goals, problemsolve, & shape the future. Includes decision-making, organizing, planning.
Ability to generate & communicate original ideas & appreciate the nature of beauty. Includes aesthetics, imagination, playfulness.