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Graduate Profile

SLZUSD GRADUATE PROFILE

SLZUSD graduate profile represents a set of attributes to guide students achieve a strong academic foundation that prepares them for life, work, and study beyond high school.  For the district, it serves as a tool to assess the extent to which we are accomplishing our vision and to determine future priorities. 

 

Our graduates will demonstrate being:

College and Career Ready

Socially and Civically Engaged

Effective Communicators

Creative and Innovative

Technology Proficient and Responsible

 

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS BY DISPLAYING

  • Proficiency to listen with purpose and intent.
  • Skills to articulate ideas clearly and appropriately for the audience.
  • Negotiation and resolution strategies.
  • Capability to give and receive feedback.
  • Effective use of written language supported with evidence.

 

TECHNOLOGICALLY PROFICIENT AND RESPONSIBLE BY DISPLAYING

  • Computational, research, and information fluency.
  • Responsible digital citizenship and appropriate use of social media.
  • Ability to engage with new technology.

COLLEGE AND CAREER READY BY DISPLAYING

  • Mastery of core knowledge as outlined by the California Common Core Standards.
  • Ability to use core knowledge for further inquiry and exploration in a variety of fields and areas of interest.
  • Transferable skills that support future success in college such as bilingualism, critical thinking, teamwork, etc.
  • The ability to navigate and explore college and career opportunities.
  • Clearly articulated post graduate plan.

 

CREATIVE AND INNOVATIVE BY DISPLAYING

  • Visionary solutions to problems.
  • Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of a solution.
  • Capacity to respond to real world challenges.