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Community Educational Outreach (CEO) programs empower students and strengthen the communities we serve by providing direct access and high-quality, alternative pathways to educational opportunities that enhance the social and economic vitality of the student, family, community and state.

These guiding principles direct Community Educational Outreach’s delivery and decision-making


  • We are informed, flexible and responsive to changing needs and demands of our students, our communities and our institution.
  • We understand the value of higher education and how our programs and services are vital to the long-term growth and success of our students and communities.
  • Our programs rigorously prepare students to engage in life beyond their education.
  • Our efforts take into account the recommendations from the higher education task force and Governor’s Workforce Development task force.


  • We are an integral part of the communities we serve.
  • We are committed to long-term, reciprocal partnerships built on clearly articulated goals, shared outcomes, risks and rewards.
  • We engage our students, communities and colleagues by creating supportive and collaborative educational experiences.
  • We recognize that active, meaningful engagement relies on open communication, trust and action.
  • We are expert resources in student-focused program design and delivery, student services, budgetary management and community outreach.
  • We are consistent in our approach, efforts and follow-through.


  • We find innovative solutions to complex problems in all aspects of our work.
  • We embrace a creative, dynamic and adaptive approach to higher education.
  • We are constantly working to make our programs more efficient, flexible and connected.


We only do awesome things.

Community Educational Outreach Impact