NNPS Profile of a Learner

NNPS Profile of a Learner

As students in NNPS, we embody our Profile of a Learner and the Virginia Profile of a Graduate (Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Collaboration, Communication and Citizenship).

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NNPS Portrait of a Learner

As LEADERS, we are:

  • Confident in our actions and abilities.
  • Coachable and understanding of how to work with other leaders.
  • Team Builders through collaboration.
  • Champions of Change.
  • Respectful to ourselves, others and the environment.
  • Influential members of our community and empower others to champion a cause.


  • Committed to making choices that lead to life-long success.
  • Confident in our intellectual, physical and emotional well-being.
  • Resourceful in seeking and accepting support.
  • Empathetic to others.
  • Focused on honesty, integrity, trust and transparency.

As ACADEMICALLY-PREPARED learners, we are:

  • Literate across all areas.
  • Appliers of our Knowledge.
  • Workforce-Minded with a focus on being college and career ready.
  • Accountable for our own success.
  • Intrinsically Motivated.
  • Digitally Confident.

As RESILIENT learners, we are:

  • Responsive to challenges and use them as opportunities to learn and grow.
  • Self-Directed and take initiative.
  • Persistently learning from failure.
  • Adaptive to various environments.

As INNOVATORS, we are:

  • Deliberate in our process to solve problems.
  • Curious.
  • Entrepreneurial.
  • Problem-Finders through research and experiential learning.
  • Divergent Thinkers who harness the power of technology.

As EQUITY-MINDED learners, we are:

  • Inclusive and welcoming to others.
  • Ethically-Minded, equity and fair-minded.
  • Culturally Aware and embrace differences.
  • Responsive to global perspectives for making informed decisions.
  • Advocates for equity.

As REFLECTIVE learners, we are:

  • Receptive to feedback for growth.
  • Self-Aware.
  • Goal-Oriented.
  • Developers of our own future.

Journey 2020: A Strategic Plan to College, Career and Citizen-Readiness