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Board of Trustees

Mission Documents

Mission

Jackson College is an institution of higher education whose mission is to assist learners in identifying and achieving their educational goals.

Vision

Jackson College is a world-class institution of higher education where learners succeed and community needs are met.

Statement of Beliefs

As employees of Jackson College, We Believe:

  • The success of our students is always our first priority
  • We must perform our jobs admirably, giving our best service and support every day, for everyone
  • Teamwork is founded upon people bringing different gifts and perspectives
  • We provide educational opportunities for those who might otherwise not have them
  • In providing employees with a safe and fulfilling work environment, as well as an opportunity to grow and learn
  • Our progress must be validated by setting goals and measuring our achievements
  • We must make decisions that are best for the institution as a whole
  • Building and maintaining trusting relationships with each other is essential
  • Competence and innovation are essential means of sustaining our values in a competitive marketplace
  • We make a positive difference in the lives of our students, our employees, and our communities
  • In the principles of integrity, opportunity and fairness
  • We must prepare our students to be successful in a global environment
  • Our work matters

Values

  • Integrity - We demonstrate integrity through professional, ethical, transparent, and consistent behavior in both our decision-making and in our treatment of others; being accountable for our work and actions is the basis of trust.
  • Caring - We demonstrate caring through attentive and responsive action to the needs of students and others.  We listen with open minds, speak kindly, and foster relationships based on mutual respect and trust.
  • Collaboration - We demonstrate collaboration through the mutual commitment of individuals and organizations who come together for a common cause, encouraging self-reflection, teamwork, and respect for ourselves and others.
  • Quality - We demonstrate quality through innovation in the continuous improvement of all processes and services, encouraging students and others to become creative thinkers.
  • Inclusion - We demonstrate inclusion by seeking involvement and providing access for those with diverse backgrounds to work toward a culture of equality while maintaining differences in a respectful way.
  • Service - We demonstrate service by striving to make the communities we serve great places to live, work, and learn through our involvement, both as an organization and as individuals.
  • Leadership - We demonstrate leadership by nurturing the full development of those we serve, identifying and empowering individuals' greatest strengths.

Last updated:  June 21, 2013

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