Missions Matter

Your public charter school mission is the backbone of the vision for your school. So, why does so little time go into crafting a mission, and why is it a few sentences that are almost cryptic as to what you want to convey? Your mission matters and should be reflected upon when making every policy and every decision for your school. Here are a few tools and articles to help with your mission statement, whether you are writing it for the first time, or reworking an existing one.

Tools for crafting a meaningful mission:

Flesch-Kincaid Readability Test

Mission Matters Most

The Wordifier 

Articles on writing your mission statement:

Great Mission. Bad Statement

4 Techniques for Crafting a Mission Statement

Developing a Vision and a Mission

School Mission Statements: Where is Your School Going?

State Your Mission: Creating Mission Statements That Work