At KCTR, we fundamentally believe that by developing highly effective teachers, we can create equitable classrooms where all students will learn and maximize their potential.
At KCTR, we strive to illuminate and uncover ourselves as educators and deepen our empathy and commitment to our students, selves, team, families, and our city. We cultivate communities that ground each person in affirmation, value, support, and safety.
At KCTR, we remain focused on our mission and persevere even when challenges and setbacks stand in our way.
At KCTR, we believe that with an intentional focus on continuous growth, we will improve all aspects of teaching and learning. We commit to modeling excellence with grace as we seek to develop this in others.
At KCTR, we value progress. Leveraging feedback and reflection, we celebrate accomplishments, acknowledge challenges and setbacks as opportunities for growth, and contribute to a community of individuals who seek to continuously develop.
At KCTR, we build genuine relationships with partners, stakeholders, and the community—both inside and outside the classroom—to strengthen our collective impact.
At KCTR, we are accountable to students, ourselves, and our community to embody mindsets, actions, and results that aid in the pursuit of our mission.