Our Mission, Vision, and Values | GCTC

Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Gateway is committed to serving the individuals and communities of Northern Kentucky. In the classroom and beyond, our mission and values provide the focus for everything we do.

Our Mission

Gateway Community & Technical College engages, connects, and inspires all students through education to successfully champion our region’s competitive workforce and improve their quality of life.

Gateway Community & Technical College is a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and is a public two-year degree granting institution serving the Northern Kentucky Region.

Our Vision

Gateway Community & Technical College will remove barriers and provide access to engaging education to change lives and build a better tomorrow.

Our Core Values

At Gateway, we engage, connect, and inspire all of our students through our values:

  • We support our students, both personally and academically, with care and compassion.
  • We prepare our students for the real world by offering practical, hands-on learning experiences and opportunities.
  • We promote grit, determination, persistence and resiliency in our employees, students, alumni, and community partners.
  • We foster student achievement and are committed to our students’ success.
  • We provide affordable and accessible education opportunities for our entire community.

*Mission Statement approved by the KCTCS Board of Regents, March 13, 2020.

Questions? Comments? Call us at (859) 441-4500—we’d love to tell you more about how Gateway lives out its mission every day.