By Suzanne Ashimine
She came up with the idea to have a Class Manifesto- she and her students recite this at the beginning of every class. I think it’s a powerful idea and am so proud of the dedication she brings to her students!
Culinary 219 Mission Statement
I begin this class today of my own free will.
I have all intentions of completing this class.
I will take responsibility for my own personal goals.
My word will be impeccable.
I will treat all people in my class with respect and professionalism.
I will ask questions when unsure.
I will stay focused and alert.
I understand that there are no stupid questions.
I will not procrastinate on anything.
I will complete all assignments two days early and then review my work.
I will make time for my classes.
I volunteer one hour per week to the study of health and sanitation outside of this class.
The knowledge I bring and receive will remain with me for a lifetime, if I choose to participate.
I will not let my personal issues or hardships interfere with my studies.
I understand that I need to be present and accountable to be successful in accomplishing my goals.
My choices are crucial to my success.
I pledge to the upkeep of my college by showing respect for the grounds, being supportive and committed to my education.
I will never receive anything I cannot handle.