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Mission and Goals

 

VISION

Montgomery Community College will be a place of discovery, critical thinking, and educational excellence; a centerpiece for life-long learning for our students, faculty, staff, and community.

MISSION

Montgomery Community College will provide quality traditional educational opportunities.

GOALS

In accomplishing our mission, we commit our resources to serving our community in the successful achievement of its educational goals through the implementation of these strategic college goals:

Goal 1: Develop and implement instructional programs and student support services, in traditional and distance learning formats, consistent with the assessed needs of the constituent groups in the College's service area and with state, regional and national standards.

Goal 2: Utilize facilities, technologies and information services that enhance student learning.

Goal 3: Support businesses, industries, and community initiatives through educational services that facilitate economic growth and workforce training.

Goal 4: Create a culture for employing and retraining quality faculty and staff to support student success.

Goal 5: Develop, and manage human, financial, and infrastructure resources essential to fiscal stability and meeting student and community needs.

Goal 6: Consistent with accrediting standards and the College mission, engage in ongoing, systematic institutional planning and evidence-based assessment, resulting in continuous quality improvement and institutional effectiveness.

 

CORE VALUES

Excellence

We value . . .

  • continuous growth and improvement in every aspect of campus life
  • securing and providing adequate resources so that improvements can be seen and measured
  • freedom to instruct students using various techniques and the development of methods that will help them achieve their maximum potential
  • personal and professional development of all staff and faculty
  • courage to provide leadership, to take risks, to welcome change, and to persevere

Honesty & Integrity

We value . . .

  • academic and personal honesty as essential elements in education
  • integrity which binds us to fairness, to truth, and to actions and philosophies that meet the highest ethical standards
  • intellectual honesty and academic freedom, and pledge to foster an environment of trust and responsibility in the learning community

Learning

We value . . .

  • learning as a lifetime reward
  • input from learners in the achievement of their goals
  • empowered learning in a high-tech/human-touch environment

Commitment

We value . . .

  • prompt, fair, friendly, courteous, and people-oriented service to our communities, to our stakeholders, and to each other
  • a safe and nurturing educational environment
  • opportunities to help make our community, state, nation, and the world a better place in which to live and to work

Respect

We value . . .

  • diversity of life experiences and contributions of the students, staff, and faculty that assist with enrichment of the learning community
  • the responsibility of treating people with dignity and respect whereby each team member operates unselfishly for the benefit of all stakeholders

Communication

We value . . .

  • open and honest dialogue, feedback, and active listening, flowing in all directions
  • teamwork, cooperation, collaboration, innovation, and creative problem solving

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