Vision Statement

Austin will be recognized as a leader in education with a culture of educational excellence, cradle to career, embraced in every aspect of our community.

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Mission Statement

Austin Aspires will bring together community resources and families to challenge all learners to seek excellence and equip them to achieve results through shared community vision, evidence based decision making, collaborative action, and investment and sustainability.

Austin Aspires is an emerging member of the National Strive Together community

Using collective impact and continuous improvement to achieve educational outcome.

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Austin Aspires Board of Directors

Austin Aspires 301 N Main St Suite 104, Austin, MN 55912 507.437.0920

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​​​​​Jennifer Lawhead​,Executive Director

Gema Alvarado - Director

John Engelstad - Assistant Secretary-Treasurer

LeeAnn Ettinger - President

Jana Haynes - Secretary-Treasurer

Craig Johnson - Director

Chad Sayles - Vice President​

August Parent to Parent Session:

Back to School "Life Hacks"

August 24, 10 AM and 6 PM

Austin Public Library