Mission, Vision, and Core Values

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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.

Core Values

Mid-State Technical College is a principled organization that operates with high standards. As members of the Mid-State community, we work diligently to weave the following core values into the fabric of everything we do to positively impact those who seek our services.

Student Centeredness

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


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 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.


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 apply our expertise to continuously improve our systems and strengthen organizational performance.


We appreciate individual differences and diverse opinions and work together to create a mutually supportive environment. We treat each person with dignity and appreciate the individual contributions of all.


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.