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  About The School  

Our Mission, Vision, and Goals

DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM

Mission
The mission of the Douglas County School System (i.e. Turner Middle School) is to provide a quality education for all students in a safe, supportive environment.
 
 
Vision
Our vision is to build a community of lifelong learners that become responsible individuals, independent thinkers, and productive citizens.
 
Goals
  • To improve community engagement and involvement in (school) district initiatives and decision making.
  • To enhance and improve (school) district communication strategies and practices.
  • To provide a challenging, comprehensive instructional and curricular program for all learners.
Beliefs
 
We believe that we must...
  • Understand how children and adults learn and continue learning.
  • Build communities of lifelong learners.
  • Cultivate the leadership potential of every employee, student, and parent in our school system.
  • Be creative, energetic visionaries, who respond quickly to diverse and evolving issues.
  • Meet the needs of our stakeholders (students, parents, employees and community).
  • Maintain efficient and effective administrative processes for instruction, operations, human resources and sound fiscal management.