This guide was developed to help you operate effectively as an employee of Bluegrass Community and Technical College within the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. You can look forward to exciting opportunities to work with your colleagues to fulfill the college's mission and to help students reach their goals. The handbook contains local college policies and procedures and provides links and references to KCTCS policies that are not reproduced here. We have tried to collect, either directly or via web resources, information that will help you to understand and use necessary policies and procedures in your work. This document is dynamic and will be updated as policy and procedural changes are made. You should also become familiar with the KCTCS Administrative Policies and Procedures at http://legacy.kctcs.edu/employee/policies/volumeII/.
Our goals at the college include offering the courses and programs, faculty and staff, facilities, services, and other resources that help students meet their educational goals and that support businesses and communities to be strong and vibrant. I look forward to working with you in pursuit of these accomplishments, and I wish you every success in meeting your own career goals. I hope you find satisfaction and fulfillment in your service here.
Augusta A. Julian, President/CEO
Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) is transforming the Bluegrass Region - one student at a time, one employer at a time, one community at a time.
With students at the heart of our mission, BCTC sustains strong partnerships to provide a skilled workforce, prepare students to transfer for baccalaureate degrees, support economic vitality, and improve quality of life. We are committed to fostering excellence in teaching and learning with comprehensive and responsive programs and services, at campuses and centers across the region, and through distance learning.
BCTC provides general education and transfer programs, career and technical programs, transitional education and literacy skills development, workforce training, and continuing education. We strive to create intellectual and physical environments that promote diversity and inclusion, cultural and global awareness, critical thinking, civic responsibility, professional competence, and sustainability.
BCTC is a public college and member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System awarding associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.
Bluegrass Community and Technical college aspires to teaching and learning excellence, student success, and creative solutions for educational, economic, and community challenges.
As an organization that serves and learns, made up of students, faculty, and staff, and supported by boards, councils, and advisors, BCTC is guided by these core values: