Mission & Strategic Planning

2016 Progress on the Mission Report

Vision Statement:

Evergreen Valley College will be a high-quality learning institution that is student centered with a welcoming acceptance of all in an open, collaborative manner.​


With equity, opportunity and social justice as our guiding principles, Evergreen Valley College’s mission is to empower and prepare students from diverse backgrounds to succeed academically and to be civically responsible global citizens.

We meet our mission through a wide spectrum of educational experiences, flexible methodologies, and support services for our students. We offer associate degrees, associate degrees​ for transfer, certificates, career technical education, transfer coursework, and basic skills education​.​ (Revisions approved by the SJECCD Board of Trustee October 13, 2015)​

Strategic Initiatives

  1. Student-Centered: We provide access to quality and efficient programs and services to ensure student success. Areas of focus are:
    • Access
    • Curriculum and Programs
    • Services
  2. Community Engagement: We will transform the college image and enhance partnerships with community, business and educational institutions. ​Areas of focus are:
    • Increase Visibility
    • Develop Strategic Partnerships
    • Building Campus Community
  3. Organizational Transformation: We create a trusting environment where everyone is valued and empowered.  Areas of focus are:
    • Communication​
    • Employee Development
    • Transparent Infrastructure
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