Purpose, Values, & Mission Statement

Our Purpose

We support and empower everyone in our community to learn without limits.


Our Values

We cultivate an inclusive environment.

We care about the well-being of each other.

We instill trust through integrity and transparency.

We encourage fearless innovation and resilience.

We collaborate to build a better future.


Our Mission

We are Chattanooga State, a dedicated team that delivers accessible, innovative learning opportunities that surpass expectations.

Together, we enrich the lives of students and their families; develop a talented workforce; and partner with our community to lead boldly into the future.

Holistic Student Support

Teaching Excellence

Program Innovation

Fiscal Stewardship

Organizational Culture & Inclusive Practices