AACTE Holmes Scholars Program at UCF Tenets of Scholarship


  • Ownership for your actions and behaviors good and bad
  • Follow- through on promises
  • Meeting requirements
  • Dependability
  • Ownership
  • Follow through on tasks
  • Fidelity


  • Exemplary performance and behavior
  • Consistent work to meet goals
  • Excellence and consistency with work
  • Continuous growth
  • Quality in work and behavior
  • Exemplify strengths
  • Strive for "Kaizen"


  • Standards of responsibility
  • Visible way for others to measure performance
  • Meeting and maintaining standards
  • Accepting criticism and feedback


  • Inspiring others to help achieve a vision
  • Modeling behaviors
  • Taking the initiative
  • Being self-aware
  • Being a role model
  • Being intentional
  • Being flexible
  • Guiding and facilitating
  • Being knowledgeable
  • Taking a stand
  • Making good decisions
  • Mentoring and being mentored


  • Behaving in a way that is congruent in all areas of your life
  • Ethical actions and behavior
  • Fairness
  • Honesty
  • Operating in honesty and character
  • Humility and having a moral standard
  • "Can you sleep at night with your actions?"
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