Our Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision

At KCTCS, our vision is to be the nation’s premier community and technical college system.

Our Mission

In everything we do, our mission is to improve the quality of life and employability of the citizens of the Commonwealth by serving as the primary provider of:

  • College and Workforce Readiness
  • Transfer Education
  • Workforce Education and Training

Our Values

When we say "Higher Education Begins Here," we take it seriously. KCTCS has been given great responsibility for the prosperity and well-being of all Kentuckians. Our values reflect that, and include:

  • Responsiveness to students, employers, and communities
  • Access with innovative and flexible delivery
  • Trust, respect, and open communication
  • Continuous improvement
  • Inclusion, multiculturalism, and engagement