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STEM Learning Department Mission, Vision, and Values at Salt Lake Community College


To empower students with the knowledge, skills, and self-confidence they need to excel in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). We are committed to providing high-quality services and resources that foster critical thinking, problem-solving abilities, active-learning, and a lifelong love of learning.


Our vision is to cultivate a community of curious and capable learners who embrace the challenges and opportunities of STEM education. We aspire to be a leading center of excellence where students of all backgrounds can explore, engage, and thrive in the exciting world of STEM, unlock their full potential and become the innovators and leaders of tomorrow.


  • Excellence: We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work, maintaining high standards of quality, professionalism, and integrity in our tutoring, learning, success, and undergraduate research programs.
  • Accessibility: We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment where students from diverse backgrounds feel valued, supported, and empowered to succeed and receive dedicated support.
  • Collaboration: We recognize the importance of collaboration and teamwork. We foster a culture of collaboration among students, tutors, educators, and staff, leveraging collective expertise and resources to enhance learning outcomes.
  • Innovation: We embrace innovation and creativity as essential drivers of progress in STEM education. We continually explore new methodologies, technologies, and approaches to engage students, stimulate curiosity, and inspire a spirit of inquiry and discovery.
  • Empowerment: We empower students to take ownership of their learning journey, encourage them to ask questions, explore concepts, and develop problem-solving skills that will serve them well beyond the classroom.
  • Continuous Improvement: We are committed to continuous improvement and lifelong learning. We regularly evaluate and adapt our services to meet the evolving needs of students.