Vision, Mission, and Values Statement

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PCCC aspires to be a premier community college that leads, inspires, and supports individuals in reaching their educational and career goals in a timely manner.




PCCC offers high-quality, flexible, educational and cultural programs that meet the needs of Passaic County residents.  The College provides its students with a strong general education foundation for further study and opportunities for career preparation and lifelong learning.  Impassioned by our commitment to student progress and program completion, the College strives to address a wide variety of student learning needs through excellence in teaching, innovative and effective  use of technology, multiple instructional methods and developmental and ESL programs that provide access to college-level programs.  The College’s supportive learning environment fosters student success and faculty excellence.  Through a culture of evidence and inquiry, the College is an effective steward of its physical, financial, and intellectual resources.





Academic Quality: We commit to educational excellence in teaching and learning


Learning:  We embrace a learner-centered philosophy, one that guides us in our efforts to improve student progress and program completion


Diversity:  We value our diversity because it enriches our learning environment and deepens our respect and appreciation for others 


Honesty and Integrity:  We commit to an educational environment characterized by honesty, integrity and mutual respect 


Approved: 6/25/84
Revised: 1/27/92
Revised: 1/28/02
Revised: 1/23/12