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:

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.

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.

Embrace diverse backgrounds and viewpoints by providing inclusive experiences.

Instructional Excellence
Engage and challenge students, advance intellectual curiosity and promote lifelong learning

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

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 2021-2024