Strategic Plan

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Advancing ECC’s commitment to all.

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To be the first choice for everyone to learn, grow, and dream in a culture that ensures access, advances innovation, and fosters success.


ECC's MVPs are the most important components in our fulfilling our daily purpose and interactions with students, colleagues, and the community. Our MVPs are our Mission, Shared Values, and Philosophies.

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Key Imperatives & College Goals

In order to successfully carry out our Mission, the four Key Imperatives must be the focus. The College Goals are the top priorities for the year and are in service of the Mission. From there, department and individual goal plans align and cascade down to all employees.

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Strategic Plan Components

Pyramid divided into four sections starting from the top with mission, key imperatives, college goals, and ending with department and individual goals on the bottom.


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