Western Iowa Tech Mission

We elevate our diverse learners and strengthen our communities through inclusive and innovative education.

Our Values

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Better Lives. Transforming lives through quality education and commitment to community.

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Better Learning.  Engaging individual learning enhanced by technology and real-world experiences.

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Better Together. Joining our collective strengths to drive innovation and progress.

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Everyone Better. Embracing a diverse and inclusive environment which welcomes, respects, and values all.

Guiding Principles

  • Student Learning - We value the personal, intellectual and occupational growth of our students.
  • Quality - We are committed to quality instruction and services to maximize student success and employer satisfaction.
  • Access - We provide access to the College by addressing student needs related to time, location and cost.
  • Diversity - We respect individual differences and strive to meet the needs in our diverse communities.
  • Lifelong Learning - We promote lifelong learning for personal and professional development.
  • Academic Freedom - We are dedicated to the free exchange of ideas and information which promotes our growth as an educational institution.
  • Shared Governance - We believe in shared governance and encourage our employees and students to contribute to the development of the College.
  • Efficiency and Effectiveness - We are committed to continuous improvement and fiscal responsibility within our educational programs and College services.
  • Dedication - We value a workplace which promotes mutual respect and cooperation between the College and the employees.
  • Professional Integrity - We are committed to the high standards of ethics and integrity in our relationships, our professional activities and the performance of our duties.

Strategic Initiatives 2021 - 2024

A culture of connection

Advancing our college by instilling a culture of connection via:

  • Communication - Knowing who we are and what we do.
  • Collaboration - Cultivating inclusion, belonging, and connection.
  • Contribution - Empowering people through equitable access and involvement.

Western Iowa Tech will be spending the next three years working on building a culture of connection through special projects and teams.