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Mission, Vision and Values

MISSION

Cerritos College values its diverse student population and is committed to providing these students with high quality, comprehensive instructional programs and support services that improve student success and offer clear pathways to achieve personal, educational, and career goals. In doing so, the college develops in students the knowledge, skills, and values that prepare them to be productive participants in the global community.

VISION

Driven by the pursuit of unparalleled student success, Cerritos College will provide access to innovative learning opportunities that promote the power of learning.

VALUES

We have strong core values:

  • Support and promote student success
  • Promote excellence in teaching, learning, and service
  • Support innovation and creativity to enhance and enrich learning
  • Celebrate diversity in people, philosophies, cultures, beliefs, programs and learning
  • Promote respect and trust in all people regardless of background, including students, community members and employees
  • Foster integrity
  • Develop nurturing and supportive partnerships with our educational, business and industry communities
  • Support comprehensive curricular offerings
  • Promote inclusiveness in a collaborative decision-making process

EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY

Cerritos College embraces community, diversity, innovation, and active learning. We strive for high academic and ethical standards, and academic freedom. We believe in the worth and dignity of all of our learners. Read our full statement

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