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Vanguard Learning College



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Mission Statement

The mission of our college is to educate the whole person in a learning-centered environment, recognizing our responsibilities to one another, to our community, and to the world we share. We value excellence in teaching, learning and service as we maintain sensitivity to our role in a global, multicultural community. We are committed to continuous improvement and dedicated to providing accessible, affordable, and diverse learning opportunities and environments. 

The college fulfills its educational mission through:

General Education--courses and concepts integrated into the curriculum that foster critical thinking and enable informed judgment and decision making

Transfer Programs--courses in arts, sciences and business leading to an associate's degree and fulfilling the first two years of a bachelor's degree

Career Education--occupational courses and skill development that respond to industry and community needs and lead to professional credentials, a certificate or an Associate in Applied Science degree

Community Enrichment--opportunities for residents to engage in lifelong education and cultural enrichment in a learning community

Workforce Development--partnerships with, and customized training for, business, government, social, and civic institutions resulting in organizational and economic improvement 

Student Development--programs and services to support and enhance academic, career, and personal growth and success for our diverse student population 

Developmental and Enrichment Education--courses, programs and services to support and advance academic success leading to high school equivalency, English language proficiency, or entry to college-level courses

We promise to provide a student-centered environment and to focus all college staff and resources on student learning, student development and student success.