Our Purpose, Mission, Core Themes, and Code of Ethics Our Purpose Creating lifetime opportunities for success through responsive education. Our Mission To serve the people of the college district with high quality education and training opportunities that are accessible to all students, adaptable to changing needs, and accountable to the community we serve. Our Core Themes Our core themes describe the essential elements of our mission fulfillment. They are: Academic Transfer - We provide education that results in successful academic transfer to a four-year institution. Career and Technical Education - We provide education and training that reflect the economic needs of the community and region and lead to successfully attaining employment. Essential Skills - We provide education that supports high school completion and learning English, and develops essential skills such as mathematics, reading and writing. Lifelong Learning - We provide diverse special events, enrichment programs, and continuing education opportunities and develop strong partnerships with our community agencies. Our Code of Ethics To perform our jobs in a way that fosters personal growth and academic excellence, recognizes the inherent goodness of all people, models personal and academic integrity, respects diversity, and shows concern for the needs and feelings of others. Visions to Reality Clackamas Community College is a values-driven organization. Over 45 years, college staff has worked hard to develop the CCC purpose, values and ethics. These form the guideposts on our journey from visions to reality. Visions to Reality provides an overview of the ongoing planning process as well as the decentralized decision making CCC practices, which values the role and input of each employee. Please click here to read more about Visions to Reality.