Approved by College Council on 2/7/12 (pending Academic Senate approval); Approved by the Academic Senate on 2/13/12 and
with revisions on 2/27/12; revisions made in June 2012 approved provisionally by Academic Senate
Annual Area Plan
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Shasta College Mission Statement
Shasta College provides students of diverse backgrounds, interests, and abilities with open
access to educational and life-long learning opportunities, thereby contributing to the social,
cultural, and economic development of our region. The District offers programs and extensive
distance education offerings in general education and transfer curriculum, career-technical
education, and basic skills education where students are provided opportunities to practice and
improve critical thinking, effective communication, quantitative reasoning, information
competency, community and global awareness, self-efficacy, and workplace skills.
Institutional Goals (2012-2030)
Approved the Board of Trustees 6/13/12
1. Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District will use innovative best
practices in instruction and student services for transfer, career technical, and basic
skills students to increase the rate at which students complete degrees, certificates, and
2. Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District will use technology and other
innovations to provide students with improved access to instruction and student services
across the District’s large geographic area.
3. Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District will increase students’
academic and career success through civic and community engagement with
educational institutions, businesses and organizations.
4. Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District will institutionalize effective
planning practices through the implementation, assessment, and periodic revision of
integrated planning processes that are transparent and participatory and that link the
allocation of resources to planning priorities.