DLA students will use their college degrees and careers to redefine what is possible by empowering future students and inspiring communities to become sustainable centers of educational excellence and innovation.
Academy graduates experience success and are academically prepared to take advantage of opportunities in a changing society. Graduates areinnovative leaders in career fields, healthy individuals and community advocates who make apositive difference in the world.
The community views the Academy as a model for other schools and organizations. The Academy is innovative in its thinking and program offerings and committed to quality education for all students. The community readily partners with the Academy to empower students and strengthen the community.
Habits of Excellence
Excellence is a habit. EQ Habits of Excellence are a set of actions that, develop ownership and ensure quality.
By committing to consistent learning and work processes, we build strong work habits that translate to improved outcomes.
Be present + prepared
Engage in collaboration + communication
Productively struggle + persevere
Meaningfully produce + complete the task
Fail forward + seek to be better