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Vision of the Graduate

A Montville graduate who has the skills and dispositions to navigate complex tasks is a:

1. Communicator

● Demonstrate awareness of audience and purpose of communication
● Use precise language for specific purpose
● Organize an effective message
● Employ active listening skills
● Facilitate teamwork and collaborate with diverse partners to solicit and build on ideas of others toward a
common goal

2. Information Consumer

● Explore, identify, and select appropriate tools and strategies
● Evaluate the context of the information and whether the source is credible, legitimate, relevant, or biased
● Apply findings and draw conclusions
3. Problem Solver
● Identify a problem or need and desired outcome
● Brainstorm, ask questions, and research possible solutions
● Develop and implement a solution that demonstrates innovation, flexibility and creativity
● Reflect on the process and what was learned, including analysis of possible errors or different
4. Independent Learner
● Brainstorm to identify interests/needs and generate a meaningful goal with completion criteria
● Ask relevant questions, experiment with new ideas
● Create a plan and identify steps
● Self-monitor progress, reconcile conflicting information and data, make decisions, and adjust thinking
● Uses feedback from others to self-evaluate the process and progress towards a goal.
A Montville Graduate is:
● Empathetic
● Perseverant
● Inclusive
● Self-Aware
A Montville Graduate is:

● Empathetic
● Perseverant
● Inclusive
● Self-Aware