Mission, Vision and Goals

System Leaders establish broadly shared mission, vision and goals in a number of ways, including:

  • ensuring that the mission, vision and goals (including those related to ELL) are widely known, understood and shared by all members of the organization
  • working in collaboration with stakeholders to establish an overall vision for ELL
  • striving to ensure that supports for English language learners are included in other board learning opportunities e.g., Literacy and Mathematics K-12; Pedagogical Leadership K-3; SIM;


ESL/ELD Programs and Services: Policies and Procedures for Ontario Elementary and Secondary Schools (2007) Policy 2.5 Programming for ELL, pp. 22-24 PDF
Vision Statement - See “Postcards” found in the left menu under Classroom Educator / Resources.  
Promoting Literacy in Multilingual Contexts by Dr. Jim Cummins. 
This monograph explains how ELLs’ cultural knowledge and language abilities can be mobilized within the classroom as important tools for learning and as resources to fuel literacy engagement.

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