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College Mission, Vision & Goals


The Community College of Allegheny County prepares individuals to succeed in a complex global society by providing affordable access to high quality career and transfer education delivered in a diverse, caring, and innovative learning environment.

An Investment in the Community

Strategic Plan
Strategic planning is a dynamic, living and breathing process at CCAC. As a result of the collective efforts of numerous individuals, the Community College of Allegheny County has developed an innovative five-year strategic plan. College-wide Council was formed in the summer of 2008 and functions as the college planning committee. Membership consists of approximately 75 individuals, including the members of President s Cabinet and their direct reports from all college sites, other administrators who serve at director levels and above, the AFT Executive Committee and the chairs of College Council and SEIU Council. View the Strategic Plan >


CCAC is the essential community partner for building a more equitable and inclusive region. Our innovative educational programs and caring support services create pathways to prosperity for all learners.


  1. Becoming a more supportive, caring, and inclusive college.
  2. Expanding the college’s role in addressing social and economic challenges in the community
  3. Design a more effective and equitable teaching and learning environment for all students.
  4. Improving stewardship of the college enterprise and resources.