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Institutional Mission


Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute is a public, comprehensive post-secondary institution whose primary service area is Caldwell and Watauga counties. Operating under the legal framework of the State of North Carolina and in partnership with the North Carolina Community College System, we are an open-door institution that values the diversity of its constituencies and offers equal opportunities.


The faculty and staff of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute are committed to providing an environment conducive to student success through institutional integrity, ethical practices, and an expectation of excellence. The institution provides leadership during social, economic, and cultural transitions through teaching, promoting lifelong learning, improving the quality of life, and fostering academic and civic enrichment. We are dedicated to educating a workforce prepared for a rapidly changing global economy.


The mission of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute is to:
  • provide accessible, quality instruction to enhance student learning;

  • support economic development through comprehensive resources to business, industry, and agencies;

  • offer diverse services and opportunities which improve the quality of life.

Adopted by the CCC&TI Board of Trustees, September 6, 2006
Reaffirmed, November 14, 2012
Amended and approved by CCCTI Board of Trustees, November 21, 2013