The institute operated for almost 15 years under these values:

Focus on Purpose- The purpose of the Institute is to be a catalyst for educational and economic development by bringing together appropriate needs and resources.

Integrity- To interact with honesty and transparency so that we can earn the trust of those we serve.

Relationships- All tasks depend on building strong relationships for excellent communication.

Strategy Driven- Strategic decision making is paramount for prioritizing, planning, executing, and evaluating the effectiveness of the institute.

Team Approach- Each team member's giftedness is crucial, unique, and necessary contributor to the shaping and fulfillment of the vision.