Core Values

Littzone engages in a process of self and community reflection that would lead us to recognize and heighten awareness of the core values we and our institution have already practiced and articulated, to seek agreement about those values, and to develop an institutional culture that holds itself accountable to those values. What we practice at



We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the communities we serve.

We will

  • Continuously evaluate and improve programs, services, systems, and policies.
  • Respond to the changing needs of our communities in a timely manner.
  • Create new programs and services to meet identified needs.
  • Support the mission and vision of the Littzone
  • Utilize a shared decision-making process.
  • Focus on student and stakeholder needs


We recognize the expertise of all members of the Littzone community and encourage individual


We will

  • Promote trust through professional courtesy and fair treatment.
  • Treat people with dignity and encourage feelings of self-worth.
  • Recognize and support employee and student contributions.
  • Include stakeholders in the decisions that affect them.


We strive to develop and pursue higher standards.

We will• Exhibit quality in staffing, facilities, programs, and services.

  • Utilize systems that promote student and employee success.
  • Encourage decision-making at the level of implementation.
  • Encourage creativity, innovation, and risk-taking.
  • Exceed student and stakeholder expectations.
  • Encourage interdepartmental collaboration.
  • Anticipate needs and respond accordingly.
  • View setbacks as learning experiences.
  • Promote continuous improvement.


We assume and demonstrate responsibility for our actions.

We will

  • Establish and communicate clearly defined and articulated goals and objectives.
  • Take responsibility for personal and professional growth and development.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve our systems and policies.
  • Ensure our work adds value to the institute and society.
  • Demonstrate fiscal and social responsibility.


We believe that our similarities and differences are opportunities for establishing a common

bond and strengthening the Institute

We will

  • Provide educational experiences that promote a greater appreciation for diversity.
  • Implement learning activities that integrate diversity topics in the classroom.
  • Employ an institution workforce that reflects the community we serve.
  • Recognize, appreciate, and celebrate the strength of diversity.
  • Seek and consider multiple points of view.
  • Ensure fair and equal access for all.