Mission and Values
Boston Community Leadership Academy’s mission is to develop the capacity for leadership in all students, empowering them to make positive contributions to our communities.
To fully develop this capacity, we believe that students must achieve academic excellence and cultivate strong leadership principles.
Our rigorous curriculum, innovative instruction, authentic assessment, extra- curricular activities, and system for social & emotional support help BCLA students develop scholarly attitudes, habits, and skills necessary to succeed in college, to lead fulfilled lives, and to participate in our diverse and complex democracy.
Graduates of BCLA will have the following academic skills:
- Read for meaning
- Write effectively for a variety of purposes & audiences
- Utilize research
- Solve complex problems & think critically
- Communicate clearly
- Practice scholarly attitudes & behaviors
Graduates of BCLA will have the following leadership skills:
- Stay informed
- Engage and participate
- Serve the community
- Advocate for a cause
- Honor and embrace diversity