Students succeed at PPCC
Our mission statement closely mirrors the statutory role and mission set forth in Colorado Revised Statutes § 23-60-201.
Our mission is to provide high quality educational opportunities to all with a focus on student success and community needs, including:
- Occupational programs, including certificates, associate and bachelor degrees, for youth and adults in career and technical fields;
- Two-year transfer educational programs to qualify students for admission to the junior year at other colleges and universities; and
- A broad range of personal, career, and technical education for adults.
You can find our state system's mission statement here.
We value a community built on learning, mutual respect, and diversity.
We demonstrate these values in the following ways:
- Teaching and Learning: Our primary commitment is to student learning, success, and achievement, while promoting open and universal access to an affordable education and affirming the importance of our facilities and learning environments.
- Mutual Respect and Accountability: Because people are our greatest resource, we foster a culture rooted in civility, mutual trust, and support, and hold ourselves accountable for our decisions and actions.
- Community and Diversity: We engage and support our community while embracing diversity, as it enriches lives and educational experiences.
PPCC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504,
Assessment is an instrument for improvement with a focus on what students know and can do. It supports student learning college-wide.