- The Hudson Valley's ambience is that of a flourishing area, the envy of other areas around the world
- One glimpse reveals an integrated community of free enterprise with care for the environment, the water,
the buildings, the planning, the visual presence.
- Hudson Valley people are of purpose and care. Respect and courtesy ooze from the pores of the inhabitants, contagious to visitors.
- People are optimistic about their roles today and tomorrow and are engaged in learning and personal improvement regardless of age or position.
- Schools are in the business of preparing students for self-defined success, not that of administrators, politicians, unions or teachers.
Teachers are focused on learning and learning to enable current and future learning.