Vision, Mission and Values


Lehigh Carbon Community College aspires to prepare our diverse community through transformative learning experiences for the needs of an ever-changing world.

Mission Statement

Lehigh Carbon Community College builds a stronger community by providing an accessible, equitable, inclusive and affordable education to empower our students to achieve academic and career goals.

Value Statement

As a student-centered learning institution, we value:

Access: create learning environments and experiences that allow students to identify and achieve their goals.

Civic Engagement and Service Learning: encourage leadership and civic responsibility through academic studies, student activities and community participation.

Continuous Improvement: make decisions based on assessment, solid planning, and effective management of resources.

Employees: attract, develop and retain a diverse team of employees, provide support and encourage them to work collaboratively and to understand their role in student success.

Equity: embrace diverse backgrounds and viewpoints by providing inclusive experiences.

Instructional Excellence: engage and challenge students, advance intellectual curiosity and promote lifelong learning.

Learning: develop foundational knowledge, critical thinking skills and self-awareness that advance intellectual, ethical and social responsibility.

Partnerships: cultivate relationships that provide innovative and entrepreneurial solutions to promote economic development and workforce needs. 

Student Development: foster individual growth, leadership and service, and intentionally support holistic development through opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. 

Many Voices, One Vision: Strategic Plan 2019-2022