Statement of Vision, Mission and Values

Vision

Palo Verde College will be known for excellence–educationally, socially, economically and culturally.

Mission

Palo Verde College provides opportunities for personal and professional growth to a diverse community of learners in an academic environment committed to student success and equity by supporting student achievement of basic skills, certificate, degree, university transfer, and career goals.

Values

Excellence

Palo Verde College is committed to excellence. The College expects quality instruction and services, and applauds the achievement of its students, faculty and staff.

Learning

Palo Verde College facilitates lifelong learning and encourages scholastic achievement. The College believes that knowledge, understanding, and their application are keys to a better future.

Integrity and Ethics

Palo Verde College maintains the highest standards of ethics and integrity. The College consistently demands respect, honesty and fairness in its educational programs, professional interactions and community relations.

Diversity

Palo Verde College celebrates diversity in its students, in its faculty and staff, and in its community. Diversity enriches us all and strengthens our community.

Creativity

Palo Verde College supports and encourages creativity and innovation.

Civic Responsibility

Palo Verde College supports the continuous development of civic responsibility.