• The Columbia Public Schools Community Relations Department serves to enhance the education of all Columbia students.  We develop and coordinate communications, educational partnerships, volunteers and special events involving Columbia Public Schools and the Columbia community.  We manage the district's Partners in Education and volunteer programs which highlights community involvement within the school district, strengthening relationships and connecting business and community resources to schools.

     
    Vision
    Our desired future state
    To be the best school district in our state.
     
    Mission
    Why we exist
    We provide an excellent education for all our students by adhering to our organizational goals.
     
    Purpose
    What we do
    To be a valuable asset for our community by preparing our children so that they will be competitive in an ever-changing, unpredictable world.
     
    Values
    The non-negotiable family principles that guide us
    • Honesty
    • Focus on what works
    • Transparency
    • Teamwork
    • Mutual respect
    • Persistence 
    • Adaptability
    • Equity
    • Commitment