TDB College provides students with quality educational experiences and support services that lead to the successful completion of degrees, transfer, certificates, career/technical education and basic skills proficiency. The college fosters academic and career success through the development of critical thinking, effective communication, creativity, and cultural awareness in a safe, accessible and affordable learning environment. In meeting the needs of our demographically diverse student population, we embrace equity and accountability through measurable learning outcomes, ethical data-driven decisions and student achievement.
TDB College is driven to provide excellent educational opportunities that are responsive to the needs of our students, and empower them to meet and exceed challenges as active participants in shaping the future of our world.
- Student Success and Completion: Meeting student needs by creating an educational environment in which students can attain a variety of goals.
- Excellence: Maintaining a high standard of integrity and performance leading to the achievement of academic and career goals.
- Collaboration: Seeking input from all sectors of the college and the community.
- Diversity: Fostering a learning community in which the diverse values, goals, and learning styles of all students are recognized and supported.
- Life-Long Learning: Encouraging enthusiastic, independent thinkers and learners striving for personal growth.
- Integrity: Behaving ethically in all interactions at all levels.
- Technological Advancement: Implementing cutting-edge technology that enhances instruction and prepares students for life-long success.
- A literate and educated citizenry is vital to a democratic society.
- All people are entitled to a high-quality education, grounded in sensitivity to individual dignity, professional integrity, and a positive and nurturing environment.
- A dynamic education system fosters an equitable, productive economy in a global environment.
- Teaching and learning should be informed by scholarly research and effective practice.
- School improvement should be based on sound research, the application of theory as it relates to effective practice, policy development, and collaboration with practitioners.
- Technology should be used to improve the quality of teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and outreach to the state, nation, and the world.
- Interdisciplinary programs should be used to enhance human learning, growth, and development across the life span.