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Our Core Values

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Our Core Values

Our core values reflect what is truly important to Bellwether as an organization. These values are embedded in our organizational culture, and they guide how we work with our clients and with each other.

Mission Mindset

We are dedicated to dramatically improving outcomes for low‐income students. Our nonprofit status allows us to focus on this mission and guides the people we hire and the clients and projects we support.

Tailored Excellence

We work with our clients to develop customized, innovative solutions. We direct our unwavering focus on quality toward successful outcomes for our clients.

Synergy

We believe the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Our Talent, Strategic Advising, and Policy and Thought Leadership teams make each other better.

Integrity

We exemplify the highest standards of individual and organizational ethics. We carefully balance client confidentiality with transparency to other clients and the public.

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that to achieve our mission, we must be a diverse and inclusive organization broadly reflecting the various communities we serve.

Flexibility

We believe in the philosophy of “working smarter, not harder.” We trust our co-workers and teams to do excellent work in the manner they see fit.

No Drama

We have no tolerance for drama or the politics of education affecting our work. We respectfully and proactively deal with frustrations, disagreements, and unexpected hurdles.