What skills and mindsets put academic knowledge into action?
How can Nevada's education system help young people identify and implement their ideas, interests, and strengths?
To address this question, Nevadans are developing a community-based vision for preparing young people to achieve academically, lead good lives, and contribute positively to society.
This vision is embodied in the Portrait of a Nevada Learner, which represents a collaborative effort to articulate the skills and mindsets necessary for success in academic and personal pursuits.
What types of careers am I excited about exploring to apply my academic knowledge?
How can I contribute to the community with my strengths?
How is what I’m learning preparing me for success academically and in life?
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Portrait Examples across the United States:
How can a portrait help us identify students' strengths and potential to apply them in real ways?
The Portrait of a Nevada Learner is a Future of Learning Network initiative in partnership with the Nevada Department of Education.
Bring the values of the portrait to life at school
School communities across Nevada begin to explore, align, and evolve best practices for learner-centered experiences, using the Portrait of a Nevada Learner as a roadmap.
What happens next?
How can Nevada's shared vision and values guide educational policy and practice?
Individuals and organizations across Nevada are helping design the portrait. Your organization would make a great portrait partner if you...
Believe that Nevadans can build a better future of learning, together.
Host a conversation in your organization about the essential mindsets, skills, and knowledge needed to thrive in our community.
Have someone from your organization attend a virtual quarterly call about the portrait process and share ideas for ways to move this work ahead.