NOCHE will serve as the backbone organization to engage higher education, business, industry community leaders and others in a strategic collective that improves educational outcomes for all northeast Ohio citizens, focuses on degrees that have value in the marketplace, and fuels innovation and regional socioeconomic growth.

NOCHE seeks to increase educational opportunity and attainment in region

Strategic Vision

NOCHE will serve as the backbone organization to engage higher education, business, industry community leaders and others in a strategic collective that improves educational outcomes for all northeast Ohio citizens, focuses on degrees that have value in the marketplace, and fuels innovation and regional socioeconomic growth.

Values

  • Diversity and inclusion in pursuit of educational opportunity and attainment and employment for all Northeast Ohio citizens.
  • The essential role of universities and colleges in developing a skilled, diverse, and flexible workforce and in stimulating the economy of Northeast Ohio.
  • Using the power of higher education to drive commercialization and innovation.
  • Collaboration with diverse stakeholders and organizations.
  • The process and principles of collective impact.
  • A systemic approach to increasing educational opportunity and attainment, particularly in communities and schools or districts that are urban or underserved.
  • A shared and public framework of performance outcomes and metrics.
  • Research and sharing of innovative ideas and best practices in teaching and learning.
  • Exceptional service delivery.