Following PTCC's Mission, Vision and Values

All staff and faculty strongly follow the mission, vision and values of the College. Pine Technical & Community College has a long history of providing quality education to the Pine County community and beyond since 1965.

Vision

In 2027, the people of East Central Minnesota will first turn to Pine Technical & Community College when they want career education, new skills or general education. More than 1200 FYE will be enrolled in programs; more than 4000 will benefit from training experiences; and the region will enjoy a dynamic, vibrant cultural resource. The heart of the college will be in up-to-date, technology-driven facilities, complemented by satellite sites and online capabilities.

Mission

Known for innovation and contributions to strengthen communities, we make college possible for those starting out or starting over. Whether a student seeks a career program, new skills or general education transferable to another college or community, Pine Technical & Community College is an excellent choice.

Values

  • Student-focused
  • Innovative
  • Inclusive
  • Transparent
  • Respectful
  • Passionate


DIVERSITY the combined strength of the abilities, cultures/ethnicities, experiences, genders, religions, beliefs and talents each of us brings to Pine Technical & Community College. The concept of diversity is about understanding each other and moving beyond simple tolerance to embracing and celebrating the rich dimensions of diversity contained within each individual.

INCLUSION embraces all dimensions of the human experience, from our differences to our similarities, and creates a climate where all feel valued and appreciated, where there is substantive interaction among all.