This model was developed to better illustrate the connection between each developmental stage of education. Each petal represents a particular stage of lifetime learning.
Ready to LEARN
0 to 5 years: Supporting Family as Teachers
Providing full-range support for families during these essential years of prenatal through age five encourages a strong foundation for future success in life.
Learning to LEARN
5 to 12 years: A Commitment to Literacy
Parent and caregiver support gives children the confidence they need to navigate the world as they learn how to learn.
Learning to EXPLORE
12 to 18 years: Engaging Self Discovery that Extends Educational Pathways
Youth, with support from their families, educators and advocates, will engage in self-discovery and expand their pathways beyond high school.
18+ years: Creating a Culture of Postsecondary Success
Creating a culture of successful postsecondary pathways, experiences and outcomes that support workforce development.
Live to LEARN
Lifelong: Investing in Communities
Investing in communities through sharing of lifelong learning and experiences that encourage community leadership and civic engagement.