Mission Documents


Together we inspire and transform lives.


Jackson College is a world-class institution of higher education where learners succeed and community needs are met.

Statement of Beliefs

As employees of Jackson College, an innovative institution totally committed to student success (TCS²), we believe:

  • The success of our students is always our first priority
  • We perform our jobs admirably, giving our best service and support every day, for everyone
  • Teamwork is founded upon people bringing different talents and perspectives
  • We provide educational and holistic opportunities for those who might otherwise not have them
  • A safe and fulfilling environment provides students, employees and community members with an opportunity to grow and learn
  • Our progress is validated by setting goals, measuring and celebrating our achievements
  • We make decisions that are best for the institution as a whole
  • Building and maintaining trusting relationships with each other is essential
  • Competence and innovation sustain our values in a competitive marketplace
  • We serve as role models, making a positive difference in the lives of our students, our employees, and our communities
  • Integrity, opportunity and fairness are our guiding principles
  • We prepare our students to be successful in a global environment
  • Our work matters!


  • Integrity – We demonstrate integrity through professional, ethical, transparent, and consistent behavior in both our decision-making and in our treatment of people; being accountable for our work and actions is the basis of trust.
  • Caring – We demonstrate caring through attentive and responsive action to the needs of students, employees and our community.  We listen with open minds, speak kindly, and foster relationships based on mutual respect and trust.
  • Collaboration – We demonstrate collaboration through the mutual commitment of individuals and organizations who come together for a common cause..
  • Innovation – We demonstrate innovation through the continuous improvement of all processes and services.
  • Equity – We demonstrate equity by seeking involvement and providing access for those with diverse backgrounds to work toward a culture of inclusion while maintaining differences in a respectful way.
  • Service – We demonstrate service by striving to make the communities we serve great places to live, work, and learn.
  • Leadership – We demonstrate leadership by nurturing the full development of our employees and those we serve.
  • Stewardship – We demonstrate stewardship through our mindful management of the human, intellectual, fiscal and environmental resources entrusted to us.