Mission Statement

CEPS Mission Statement

Community for Excellent Public Schools (CEPS) is dedicated to the preservation and betterment of public schools in the Santa Monica -Malibu Unified School District. In order to achieve this goal, we resolve:

  1. To promote a shared community vision for excellence in our public schools that includes early childhood and post-secondary education;
  2. To evaluate and pursue a range of short and long term funding measures through state, city and school district policies and elections;
  3. To identify and support issues that will support education and public schools, including early childhood education, after-school programs, and post-secondary public education;
  4. To increase public awareness of the value and uniqueness of our public schools;
  5. To promote accountability for high quality public education by public institutions and public officials.