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Portrait of a Graduate

Why Portrait of a Graduate?

  • A collective vision that articulates the community’s 
    aspirations for all students
  • Roadmap for 21st century skills
  • Provide experiences beyond content mastery

With the help of Community Groups, Advisory Boards, Leadership Teams, Committees and School Board, Alexandria Public Schools has created our Portrait of a Graduate.

Key characteristics identified in addition to content mastery:

  • Self Directed
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Thinking
  • Civically & Globally Engaged

Resources to learn more:

- EdLeader 21 - national network of schools and districts focused on integrating the 4Cs

- Most Likely to Succeed - the film

- CAPS Network - national network of schools supporting student integration into professional culture, real world problem solving and providing students with industry based mentors

Portrait of a Graduate

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