It is the mission of John Wood Community College to provide various educational opportunities:
- Courses in adult education which include developmental instruction and general educational programs
- Programs and activities that enrich the community.
- Support and training to assist business and industry and spur economic growth and development.
It is with this mission in mind that John Wood Community College continues to offer community education classes, continuing professional development programs, GED/ Literacy courses, Children's College programming and many more community programs. John Wood even houses the speaker's bureau and Retired Senior Volunteer Program.