Mission, Vision, and Principles



Our Mission

DACC is a responsive and accessible learning-centered community college that provides educational opportunities for a diverse community of learners in support of academic interests, workforce development, and economic growth.

Our Vision

DACC will be a premier, inclusive college that is grounded in academic excellence and committed to fostering lifelong learning and active, responsible citizenship within the community.

Our Principles:



  • Defined pathways to workforce and/or bachelor’s degree
  • Affordable education
  • Flexible schedule options
  • Programs and services that support a wide range of student needs


  • Intentional and creative use of technology
  • Focus on “real-world” practical experience
  • Diverse perspectives and viewpoints
  • Informed risk-taking


  • Responsive curriculum
  • Quality teaching and learning environment
  • Rigorous expectations
  • Community impact