With our mission centered around student success and providing high-quality education for students from all walks of life, a strategic plan is essential for San Jacinto College. Discover how San Jac’s core values, priorities, and goals contribute to our strategic plan and help our students reach academic and career success.
We honor and recognize our strategic goals and values that drive our decision-making and commit to living our values in our everyday work.
San Jac holds student success as its foundational goal. This foundational goal informs and guides all aspects of the institution. Our credit and non-credit instructional programs ensure currency in career and transfer programs that allow students to explore, define, and achieve their goals. San Jac is creating a learning environment that provides intentional and comprehensive support services and resources, innovative teaching strategies and delivery methods, and affordable course materials. Our faculty, staff, and administrators are dedicated to the goal of student success: serving every student in a culture of equity and achievement.
San Jac will advance the area's economic success by serving as the hub for local and regional workforce development. By collaborating with business and industry, we will create and deliver superior experiential training that equips our region with an adaptable workforce. It is our goal that each student enters the workforce with the skills, knowledge, and experience needed for career advancement.
Our College is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining quality and diverse employees who are passionate about our mission. To serve the needs of our communities, San Jac requires effective performance, achievement, and teamwork. Our commitment to professional development and learning is supported by a partnership with employees to advance knowledge, creativity, and capabilities. All employees are responsible for their commitment to excellence and inclusion through a system that defines expectations, responsibilities, accomplishments, and rewards.
San Jacinto College pursues transparent, efficient, and effective operational practices and maintains standards that promote and cultivate excellence throughout the College’s operations. Evaluation of current practices is encouraged, new ideas are heard and considered, and all decisions are made in the best interests of our students. Continuous improvement is required to address the College’s current and future challenges and to help ongoing initiatives.
San Jacinto College is proud to partner with educational institutions, community groups, nonprofit organizations, governmental entities, businesses, and industries. By leveraging these partnerships, San Jac will reach all our communities to provide educational opportunities. Through collaboration, we expand our capacity to meet the needs of our students and partners.
San Jac aims to achieve equity for our students and community. Equity calls for just and fair inclusion in a learning culture in which all can take part, prosper, and reach their full potential. We serve the diverse populations in our community by providing access to quality education. That advances our students from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. In our decisions, we ask: “How does this affect equity and opportunity for our students and community?”
San Jac will foster open, transparent, and collaborative communication across the College that will support its mission, vision, and strategic initiatives. Effective and active communication is the responsibility of each employee.
San Jac will ensure that students have the opportunity to complete their educational goals by improving processes, systems, and programs. The College will adapt to remove barriers and create efficient ways to manage opportunities and challenges.
San Jac operates as a single entity. As such, the College’s campuses, centers, programs, and services show a unity of purpose, standards, and beliefs. All areas and departments of the College will work collaboratively by focusing on providing students with a consistent, quality experience across the entire College. Common policies, procedures, and practices will guide San Jac as it implements the Strategic Plan.