VCT was charged at inception to facilitate sharing of individual distance learning courses among Texas two-year community colleges. Since becoming operational in the Fall Semester 1998, community colleges' collaborative sharing of courses through VCT has resulted in approximately-
The inter-institutional sharing indicated takes place under the terms of VCT's Host-Provider model developed by the Texas Association of Community Colleges.
VCT leads a statewide Quality Matters consortium open to all community colleges. Quality Matters is a national nonprofit that provides research-based tools for implementation of quality assurance in course design, helping to facilitate the success of online learners. Benefits of membership in the TxQMC include:
Of its member colleges, 47% currently are TxQMC members through VCT.