Mission, Vision, Values


DMACC provides quality, affordable, student-centered education and training to empower our diverse communities and to serve as a catalyst for economic development.


Improving quality of life, supporting our communities, and cultivating a prosperous Iowa.


Accessible Learning: DMACC provides accessible and affordable life-long learning opportunities.

Diversity & Inclusion: DMACC embraces the differences of individuals, champions mutual respect, and provides enriching environments for growth and understanding.

Quality & Excellence: DMACC delivers high-quality instruction and services utilizing standards of excellence, ethics, and professionalism.

Service: DMACC educates, supports, and provides resources to develop skills and talent for a competitive workforce.

Engagement: DMACC fosters partnerships in and with the communities we serve.

Learn more about our Strategic Planning Timeline​ and Definitions for the terms we're using throughout this process.

Review DMACC's Strategic Plans by area:

Districtwide Strategy on a Page (SOAP)​

Details of these plans will be communicated as implementation continues. Our focus over the next 3-5 years will be aligning our goals, our processes, and our people to better serve students (through Guided Pathways) and to support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) throughout the College.