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Edmonds Community College    
 
    
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
Policy Management
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BOT 6.0 - Mission, Vision, Core Themes, Strategic Objectives, and Values :


SUMMARY/SCOPE
The Edmonds Community College Board of Trustees supports the college’s Mission, Vision, Core Themes, Strategic Objectives, and Values. As the governing body for the college, the Board of Trustees approval is required before changes can be implemented. 

DESCRIPTION
The current Mission, Vision, Core Themes, Strategic Objectives, and Values are as follows:

MISSION

Edmonds Community College strengthens our diverse community by helping students access educational and career opportunities in a supportive environment that encourages success, innovation, service, and lifelong learning.

VISION

Transforming lives through exemplary, nationally recognized educational and career pathways.

CORE THEMES

  1. Strengthen our Diverse Community. Strategic Objective: Edmonds Community College provides programs, resources, services, and learning environments which reflect and strengthen individuals and groups in our diverse global community.
  2. Provide Educational Opportunities. Strategic Objective: Edmonds Community College provides programs, resources, services, and learning environments that enable individuals to achieve their unique educational goals.
  3. Help Students Access Career Opportunities. Strategic Objective: Edmonds Community College provides programs, resources, services, and environments that enable individuals to improve their career readiness and advancement.
  4. Support Student Success. Strategic Objective: Edmonds Community College provides programs, resources, services, and learning environments that increase achievement and reduce achievement gaps for all students.
  5. Encourage Innovation, Service, and Lifelong Learning. Strategic Objective: Edmonds Community College provides programs, resources, services, and learning environments that foster innovation, sustainability, service, and lifelong learning.

VALUES

The Board, Employees, and Students of Our College Value…

Collaboration and Communication

  • We promote respectful collaboration, communication, and interaction among students and employees.
  • We develop and maintain a safe, healthy, and professional environment that fosters creativity, innovation, learning, and personal growth.

Responsibility and Accountability

  • We manage our resources with efficiency and integrity to ensure the long-term health of the college.
  • We infuse sustainable and transparent practices throughout all aspects of the college’s operations and programs.

Innovation and Creativity

  • We continuously seek opportunities to improve the quality of our lives, the college, our community, and the world.
  • We explore, create, and evaluate in order to improve.

Diversity, Respect, and Inclusion

  • We celebrate the individuality and diversity of our students and colleagues, as well as the diversity of our college, community, nation, and world.
  • We require equity and mutual respect.

An in-depth review of the Mission, Vision, Core Themes, Strategic Objectives, and Values will be conducted at least once every seven (7) years.

GLOSSARY TERMS
Board of Trustee(s)

RELATED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
BOT 6.01pr Mission, Vision, Core Themes, Strategic Objectives, and Values: Procedure

SOURCE INFORMATION
(was) B 1.1 Mission Statement, Vision Statement, Core Themes, Strategic Objectives, and Values

CONTENT OWNER. The primary responsibility for this policy belongs to:
President’s Office, Secretary of the Board of Trustees

PRIMARY CONTENT CONTRIBUTOR (Director/Dean)
President’s Office, Secretary of the Board of Trustees

REVIEW PERIOD
Three years. Requires President consulting with the Board of Trustees Chair on changes made.

REVIEW HISTORY
2017-Feb 09  Revised by Board Resolution 17-2-1

2014-Feb 18  Reviewed

2013-Nov 21  Amended by Resolution No. 13-11-2

2013-May 09  Amended by Resolution No. 13-5-1

2012-Sep 09  Amended by Resolution No. 12-9-3

2012-Aug  First Consideration of B 1.1

2010-Jun 09  Amended by Resolution No. 10-6-9

2007-Jan 11  Amended 

2001-May  Approved B 1.1 (and B 1.2)



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