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Panther Strong 2026 Strategic Plan

Panther Strong 2026 Strategic Plan



Palm Beach State College advances the economic and social growth of our community and global workforce through innovative, high-quality learning experiences that transform students’ lives.



PBSC is our community’s first-choice college. We commit to every learner’s success by fostering excellence, cultivating dynamic collaborations, and leveraging new technologies. 




Conscientious:  We serve the College community and global society as we aspire to do what is right, ethical, and fair.

Belonging:  We value all persons and backgrounds and cultivate an inclusive community that nurtures diverse, equitable, and civil perspectives.

Perseverance:  We inspire hope and encourage our constituents to achieve their goals and pursue lifelong learning.

Transformational:  We positively and profoundly change the lives of our constituents by adopting programs and services that meet their needs.


PBSC students walking on the Lake Worth Campus in front of the Natural Science building


Student Experience Statement

Palm Beach State College is a welcoming and empowering learning environment where personalized service matters and communities thrive to support student success.

We inspire hope, foster intellectual curiosity, and advance learning and skills through innovative programs that accelerate upward mobility and transform lives.

The Palm Beach State College student experience is one of inclusion, well-being, connection, and a sense of belonging for all.




We will increase the completion and transfer rates of all students.



We will cultivate dynamic collaborations that leverage our student's impact on our community's economic and social growth.



We will create a learning environment committed to the success of every student and employee.


The Big Ideas (Strategies)

Below are six strategies that will help the College reach its goals.

Over the next three years, the College will implement these Big Ideas with the support of our Panther community to make Palm Beach State College a Community College of Excellence.

Please click to learn more about each and view tactics and leading measures.


  • Laura Babooram
  • Ken Badaracco
  • Peter Barbatis
  • Juanita Benjamin
  • Iva Bergeron
  • Nicole Camacho
  • Barbara Cipriano
  • Tunjarnika Coleman-Ferrell
  • Ashton Davis
  • Deborah Gordon
  • John Hadley
  • Dana Hamadeh
  • Angela Harrington
  • Jennifer Johnson


  • Stephen Joyner
  • Joshua Kanies
  • Kathleen Karran-McCoy
  • Destiny Keen
  • Traci Klass
  • Kimberly Lancaster
  • Kimberly Lea
  • Ronnie Malave
  • Eligio Márquez
  • Susy Martínez-White
  • Luli Marx
  • Barb Matias
  • Rachel McDermott
  • Belinda Mouradian


  • Latisha Myrick
  • Karline Prophete
  • Michael Pustizzi
  • Keana Roberts
  • Michail Roytshteyn
  • Sheila Scott-Lubin
  • Julie Sivigny
  • Jernae Thomas
  • Erica Weissman
  • Van Williams
  • Roger Yohe


Past Strategic Plans

Strategic plan overviews are available back to 1999: 


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