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Mission, Vision, and Beliefs

Our Mission

The Mission of Early Childhood Education is to provide a high quality early education program to maximize school readiness.

Our Vision

The Los Angeles Unified School District, Early Childhood Education is committed to providing a quality early education experience that will prepare students for success in school and life, while valuing and respecting the needs, languages, and culture of all student, families, staff and communities it serves.

Our Beliefs

  • Each student has the right to be treated with dignity and respect and accorded a safe and nurturing learning environment to meet his/her needs.
  • All students have a right to a developmentally appropriate and challenging educational program that integrates learning opportunities with high expectations.
  • Value and respect for the languages and cultures of students, parents, staff and communities are essential to student success.
  • all stakeholders must be committed to high standards.
  • Competent, well trained and nurturing staff members are critical to the successful implementation of quality early education programs.
  • Continuous quality professional development for all staff is vital for high standards of teaching and learning.
  • Parents and nurturing adults are critical for children's academic success and must be included as full partners in their children's education.
  • It is the responsibility of the leadership to promote high quality education practices to ensure student achievement.

The Los Angeles Unified School District is committed to providing a working and learning environment that is free from unlawful discrimination and harassment. The District prohibits discrimination and harassment based on an individual’s age, ancestry, color, disability (mental or physical), marital status, national origin, race, religion (including religious accommodation), sex, (actual or perceived including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one of these actual or perceived characteristics.