Mission, Vision, & Core Values

Mission, Vision, & Core Values


Mid-State Technical College transforms lives through the power of teaching and learning.


Mid-State Technical College is the educational provider of first choice for its communities.

Mid-State Core Values

The college and all of our employees are guided by a set of core values that are part of Mid-State's past and will continue to be part of its future. We are convinced that the key to creating a truly great learning organization is an intense focus on the values that guide our actions.

As members of the Mid-State Technical College community, we work diligently to weave our core values into the fabric of everything we do to positively impact those who seek our services. Mid-State Technical College and its employees operate with allegiance to the following core values:

Student Centeredness: We value and respect all students as unique individuals. We assist students in identifying and realizing their educational goals and work hard to create an accessible and dynamic learning environment. Providing students with a positive educational experience is of vital interest to each of us.

Commitment: Our actions reflect our dedication to the people we serve and to the college. The success of Mid-State depends upon our skills and abilities to communicate, promote, and support our educational offerings, and meet the current and emerging needs of our students and other stakeholders. We invest the time and energy necessary to fulfill the mission of the college and provide a healthy and safe environment.

Accountability: We understand and value our individual roles in the college. We take responsibility for processes, decisions and outcomes within our scope of influence. We work hard to communicate effectively and apply our expertise to continuously improve our systems and strengthen organizational performance.

Respect: We appreciate individual differences and diverse opinions and work together to create a mutually supportive environment. We treat each other with dignity and appreciate individual contributions of all employees.

Integrity: Our actions and words signal the institutional integrity of our college. We embrace honesty and base our decision making on a combination of high ethical standards and practical considerations. 

Exceptional Service: We create and improve relationships through positive interactions with others. United by a common purpose to support and improve learning, we collaborate to provide lifelong learning opportunities that enhance the well-being of individuals, businesses and communities.