Profile of a Lifelong Learner
Compassionate Community Member
FPS learners are compassionate community members who welcome the unique contribution of each individual, value the strength and power of community, and participate to create a positive and authentic impact in the community—personal, local, and global.
Resilient Problem Solver
FPS learners are resilient problem solvers who are empowered to persevere in their quest for solutions to problems and/or questions. Learners consider multiple perspectives, solicit and respond to feedback, identify the best solution for the situation, and navigate their own problem-solving pathway.
FPS learners give their best efforts while engaging in a productive exchange of ideas in working toward a common goal. Learners provide and receive respectful feedback, contribute their talents, thoughts, and opinions while respecting those of others, and develop effective ways of working together.
FPS learners are able to use communication as a way to build understanding and form relationships. Learners are active listeners, consider the needs of their audience, and use a variety of methods to express ideas effectively. Learners are open to others’ perspectives and ideas as they engage in civil discourse.
FPS learners are in control of their educational pathway and their future. Learners set and strive toward goals based on self-awareness of strengths, interests, talents, and opportunities for growth. Using a growth mindset, they demonstrate self-compassion and self-acceptance as they become lifelong learners.