California Community Colleges

Chancellor's Office


The Vision for Success

The success of California’s broader system of higher education and workforce development stands or falls with the California Community Colleges.

To meet California’s needs, the California Community College system should strive to achieve the following goals by 2022:

The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation, with 2.1 million students attending 115 colleges.

Our colleges provide students with the knowledge and background necessary to compete in today’s economy. With a wide range of educational offerings, the colleges provide workforce training, basic courses in English and math, certificate and degree programs and preparation for transfer to four-year institutions.

The mission of the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and the Chancellor’s Office is to empower the community colleges through leadership, advocacy and support.


Core Commitments

To ensure the appropriate Vision for Success outcomes and to achieve the many initiative directives, the CCC system has adopted seven core commitments to help obtain these goals:


Strong Workforce Program Incentive Funding

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