Our Vision & Values


WCC is committed to unsurpassed student success and will be the leader for innovative, accessible programs that are responsive to community and regional needs. We are a proactive, forward-thinking institution, providing world-class learning opportunities in a caring, inclusive, collaborative environment that values the contributions of all students, employees, and stakeholders.

Values and Beliefs

  •  Learning and Growth
    • We value, promote, and support learning and growth in our students, faculty, and staff. We believe in lifelong learning, the worth and dignity of all people and their right to realize their full potential.
  • Excellence
    • We value excellence in teaching, learning, and service. We believe in accountability and the use of assessment for continuous improvement.
  • Community
    • We value community. As a community, both internally and with our external partners, we adhere to high standards of professional conduct, are respectful of others, and value the contributions of each person as we work collaboratively to fulfill our mission and pursue our vision. We believe in partnering with business, industry, and civic leaders to strengthen the economic vitality of our community and are committed to providing cultural and personal enrichment opportunities for area citizens.
  • Diversity
    • We value diversity, in people and ideas, and believe in the importance of maintaining an inclusive culture.