Institutional Planning

Institutional Planning


To meet the technical education and training needs of students and employers in the area.


Central Ohio Technical College will be recognized as Ohio’s premier technical college focused on student success as well as for excellence in workforce development and technical education.​


Honor and Integrity.

We expect honesty, openness, and fairness in personal and professional interactions, and exemplify the highest standards in ethics and institutional governance. We pursue the highest level  of personal, intellectual, academic, financial and operational integrity within the college community and we strive to develop long-term relationships based on those high moral standards. 

Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability.

We are fiscally responsible by honoring our role as stewards of the public trust through efficient and effective use of our resources. We are accountable and responsible to our stakeholders for our actions, behaviors and results.  We keep commitments. 


We provide an exceptional environment to our faculty, staff, and students. We monitor and assess our performance continuously and strive to be the best in everything that we do.  We believe in the spirit of creativity and discovery in all college endeavors.  We are open to innovation, adaptation and positive change for the benefit of all our constituencies.


We model social and environmental responsibility in our internal and external processes and relationships.  We demonstrate our commitment to the environment by respecting and maintaining our physical resources and incorporating emergent technology in program content, delivery methods, and institutional administration.  We value mutual respect and diversity by building relationships that acknowledge the essential dignity of each individual and by valuing all races, genders, cultures, backgrounds, lifestyles, and abilities.  We create and sustain an intellectually stimulating environment for our collective growth.  We value renewal by pursuing personal and professional development. 

Collaboration and Collegiality.

We value and seek the active involvement of faculty, staff and students in the College’s decision-making, consensus-building, teamwork, and open communication.  We value collaborations with internal and external constituent groups; teamwork by respecting the talents, feelings and contributions of all; and candor by offering and welcoming constructive assessment and suggestions for improvement.  ​​

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