Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission

“The mission of Agri-Business Child Development is to support New York State agriculture by providing a comprehensive early childhood education to the children of eligible families.”

Vision

“Agri-Business Child Development is a nationally recognized leader in providing quality comprehensive early childhood services.”

Core Values of the Agency

Lead through EXCELLENCE

  • We are a model for innovative programming.
  • We strive for the highest standards in everything we do.

Demonstrate RESPECT

  • We believe our decisions and actions must be guided by integrity at all times.
  • We derive strength from an environment that encourages an open exchange of ideas.

Encourage EMPOWERMENT

  • We highly regard parents as the primary educators of their children.
  • We embrace the creation of a supportive learning environment for children, families and staff.
  • We facilitate access to opportunities that enable children, families and staff to realize their full potential.

Honor DIVERSITY

  • We act without prejudice.
  • We celebrate the unique gifts of our families, staff and communities.
  • We ensure that our programming reflects the culture(s) of the families we serve.

Promote PARTNERSHIP

  • We integrate the talents of our families, staff and communities.
  • We strive to connect resources within the communities we serve.
  • We are committed to serving the agricultural community.