The community’s vision for our kids’ future.


What is the Portrait of a Graduate?

A picture of the most important skills and traits students will need to be successful in life, the Portrait of a Graduate is an important vision of where our students are headed, and, with them, how our region will succeed in the future.


 Teachers, Administrators, Partners

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A vision for the entire community.

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Take the Pledge

The Portrait of a Graduate is not a static image: it’s needs your continued help to make it possible. Pledge your support to the young people in your community and be part of their future success.

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About Our Approach

Developed by a diverse team of community leaders, educators, parents, government officials — all working together to create a collective picture of success for our students.

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The Challenge

Learn about the challenges that students will face in the future, and why the Portrait of a Graduate is so important.

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Learning Resources

Explore resources and dig into Portrait of a Graduate projects from educational leaders around the country.

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