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Clark State’s 2015-2020 Strategic Plan Unveiled

Clark State’s 2015-2020 Strategic Plan Unveiled

August 20, 2014

Clark State unveiled its Strategic Plan to the community today at The Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center. The 2015-2020 plan will guide the College’s direction and position Clark State as a regional partner focused on student success and workforce development.

"Clark State began the strategic planning process in the fall of 2013 and the final product is the result of a campus-wide collaborative effort," said Jo Alice Blondin, Ph.D, president, Clark State Community College. "Once we established our mission, vision and guiding principles, we agreed upon goals that will enable Clark State to further support the success of our students and enhance our role as an integral partner in the communities we serve."

Mission Statement

Our Mission is …

To serve a diverse population of learners by providing access to high-quality, learning-centered education and services while fostering individual and community success.

Vision Statement

Clark State will build a community that empowers individuals to experience intellectual growth by creating opportunities for them to be accepted, challenged, held accountable, rewarded, and transformed.

Guiding Principles

We believe in the power of education to change people’s lives.

Strategic Planning Goals

Goal 1: Increase enrollment, student success, engagement, retention and completion.

Goal 2: Improve communication and collaboration within the College and with our diverse communities, businesses, and industries.

Goal 3: Develop quality academic, community and support programs by creating an innovative learning environment.

Media Contact

Laurie Means Executive Director, Marketing