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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