About NOCE

NOCE Vision

NOCE has a comprehensive presence in the community and is recognized for excellence. NOCE embraces multiple facets of diversity and is committed to outcome-oriented educational opportunities in preparing students for productive civic engagement. NOCE is an effective and affordable option for students who are acquiring personal, academic, and career skills. NOCE is responsive to evolving community needs.

NOCE Mission

Our mission is to serve the needs of individuals, business, and the community, we educate a diverse student population in successive essential skills that support learning goals across the lifespan.

NOCE Core Values

NOCE Institutional Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of enrolling in and completing a North Orange Continuing Education course, group of courses or entire certificate program, students can be expected to demonstrate the following:

  1. Empowerment to be lifelong learners. Students can demonstrate the confidence and courage to learn how to learn as well as appropriate research, study, inquiry, and goal-setting skills.
  2. The ability to function effectively within their community. Students demonstrate appropriate effective interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, as well as an understanding of the value of diversity.