MISSION / VALUES

OUR MISSION

iL.E.A.D. Success Tutoring and Mentoring is committed to empowering individuals by providing literacy enrichment through tutoring and mentorship. Participants will develop the confidence to face present-day challenges by engaging in student centered approaches that promote skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. Our services are designed to stimulate a positive attitude toward STEM which is vital in developing a STEM literate population.

WHAT WE BELIEVE

THE TUTORS, MENTORS, AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS AT iL.E.A.D. SUCCESS ARE UNITED IN THEIR BELIEF THAT ALL CHILDREN:

  • Have the power to learn
  • Are curious and creative
  • Can succeed

No two students have exactly the same skills or learning style. That is why we create an individual learning plan for each child, focusing on learning style, study skills, and comprehension. The learning plan is combined with direct instruction, small group activities, and one-on-one tutoring in a manner that works best for your child.

WHAT WE DO

In addition to one-on-one tutoring for success in the classroom,iL.E.A.D. Success recognizes the global importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) as it affects our daily lives. We provide students with a unique opportunity to gain scientific knowledge through:

  • reading/writing/math activities
  • hands-on experiments
  • presentations by area experts
  • participation in symposia 

OUR PRINCIPLES

iL.E.A.D. Success recognizes three main principles that drive our mission and vision: ​
I. STEM Appreciation – We strive for individuals to gain an appreciation for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) as it affects our livelihoods and global perspective.

II. Literacy – We believe in developing future competent citizens who can make informed decisions and contribute to policy making in STEM fields. Reading, writing, and mathematics are crucial areas that we help students to develop.

III. Civic Engagement – We encourage participants to become involved in the community as catalysts for positive change.

OUR CORE VALUES

iL.E.A.D. Success operates by the following values:

Scholarship – iL.E.A.D. Success places a high value on quality scholarship, the pursuit of knowledge, and inquiry based research.

Integrity – iL.E.A.D. Success expects individuals to act with honesty and truthfulness.

Accountability – The acknowledgment and assumption of responsibility for actions, and decisions, and encompassing the obligation to explain and be answerable for resulting consequences.

Sustainability –  Our dynamic world requires individuals who respect and implement actions that meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of our future.

Diversity  – The art of thinking independently together; the key condition for a lively and dynamic world.

Mentorship –iL.E.A.D. Success supports relationships that build confidence and knowledge that are essential for personal growth.