Vision

Eastfield College will be recognized as a college of excellence, committed to transforming lives, enriching communities, and providing lifelong learning opportunities.

Mission Statement

The mission of Eastfield College is to provide excellence in teaching and learning.

Eastfield College is a comprehensive community college founded by the Dallas County Community College District in 1970. The college anticipates and responds to the educational needs of students and employers by providing four types of programs: academic credit-transfer, college-readiness, technical-occupational, and non-credit continuing education.  Eastfield delivers educational services at its main campus in Mesquite, at a community campus in the Pleasant Grove area of Dallas, at selected community locations, and through distance learning.

Eastfield College embraces an environment that reflects, respects, and celebrates diversity.  The college offers an educational experience that emphasizes critical thinking, decision-making, reflection, and creativity.  It is committed to being accessible, adaptable, and accountable to students, the community, and other stakeholders.

This mission is carried out in a culture that values integrity, scholarship, success, honesty, person-centeredness, stewardship, innovation, responsibility, fairness, collaboration, diversity, and joy.

Goals

To accomplish this mission, Eastfield College has identified the following strategic goals:

  1. advance student access, equity, and success
  2. foster employee success
  3. ensure institutional responsibility
  4. meet community educational needs

Values

This mission is carried out in a culture that values integrity, scholarship, success, honesty, person-centeredness, stewardship, innovation, responsibility, fairness, collaboration, diversity, and joy.

Strategic Plan

Our strategic planning process is a collaborative and continuous process that is guided by our college's Vision, Mission and Values and is aligned with the DCCCD strategic priorities and the State’s TX60X30 strategic plan. Our plan consists of goals and actions that guide our college through ongoing transformation.

Eastfield College 2018-2019 Strategic Plan.pdf