Core Values

Inspiration, kindness, and respect are the fundamental principles of Quinebaug Middle College. Our democratic learning community offers opportunities to build self-confidence and academic success through responsible choice-making, personal wellness, critical thinking and social and civic responsibility.

Our Mission & Vision

The mission of the Quinebaug Middle College (QMC) is to provide a challenging, personalized, comprehensive learning environment that fosters the skills, knowledge, habits and individual discipline necessary for students from diverse backgrounds to realize their ambitions and contribute in a positive, meaningful way to their community and culture.

The QMC vision guiding the development of this program is based on the belief that student learning flourishes in an environment where high expectations and achievement are integral; where rigorous, relevant instruction is provided; and where the real-world application of skills is conducted in a community of strong, positive and caring relationships. 

We Believe…

  • Our location within Quinebaug Valley Community College empowers students to believe in their rights and their ability to pursue higher education;
  • All students achieve at high levels when they engage actively with their learning, are responsible community members and are kind to others;
  • In educating the whole person– intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially; and
  • In providing a safe, supportive, and stable learning environment that allows students to focus on their achievement of current and future goals