Mission, Vision & Values

KCTCS Mission Statement

The mission of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System is to enhance the quality of life and economic vitality of the Commonwealth by serving as the primary provider of:

  • College and Career Readiness
  • Transfer Education
  • Workforce Education and Employment Training


KCTCS will be the primary provider of skilled talent to grow Kentucky.


  • Quality and excellence
  • Integrity
  • Student-centered
  • Openness, accountability, and transparency
  • Continuous improvement
  • Timely and responsive
  • Flexibility and innovation
  • Inclusion, equity, respect, and global diversity