Global Competence

Preparing the next generation of competence and confident citizens of the world.


International Studies Schools Network (ISSN)

  • Each Vista school is considered a “Global Academy.”  Through its partnership with the ISSN, Vista educates its students to become “globally competent.”

Global Performance Outcomes (GPOs) 

  • Each Vista school has adopted the following GPOs as its schoolwide learning outcomes.
    • Investigate the World
    • Recognize Perspectives
    • Communicate Ideas 
    • Take Action

Global Education - An Instructional Framework

  • Vista teachers utilize the “SAGE” framework to educate for global competence in the classroom
    • Student Choice
    • Authentic Work
    • Global Significance
    • Exhibition to a Real-World Audience

Think Global, Act Local

  • Vista and the ISSN partner with Future Generations Now to provide leadership opportunities for students to take action around their community on issues of global significance.