Mission Statements

Contents: Mission StatementsOnline Leadership CommitteeForms of Distance EducationTraining RequirementsPrinciples of Learning through DEDE Course ExpectationsProctoring in DEAccessibility in DE CoursesReview & Revision Process for DE FacultyIntellectual Property Rights for DE

Pellissippi Mission:

Pellissippi State Community College provides a transformative environment fostering the academic, social, economic, and cultural enrichment of the individual and the community. We are committed to success in workforce training and certificate and degree programs. (Link to full mission statement)

Distance Education Mission Statement:

The mission of Distance Education at Pellissippi State Community College is to maximize access to academic and cultural enrichment opportunities for individuals and the community.

The Office of Distance Education strives to:

  • Enhance the teaching and learning process through the use of educational technologies.
  • Support and train faculty, staff, and students in the use of distance education technologies.
  • Assist faculty in the development and delivery of high-quality distance education courses.
  • Identify and develop community outreach initiatives that can be addressed through a distance education presence.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with other educational institutions and organizations.

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Dr. Paul Ramp, Director



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