Strategic Priorities

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Strategic Priorities

In order to carry out its mission, vision and values, FVRL has identified three strategic priorities for 2018-2020:

Support Student Success

Desired outcome: Students have the tools they need at school, home, and in the community to overcome barriers and achieve success.


  • Support Washington's goal of every child entering kindergarten ready to learn.
  • Connect students and teachers with high quality online research tools.

See how FVRL is supporting student success.

Build Connected Communities

Desired outcome: People discover their communities by connecting with each other and with area organizations in vibrant, welcoming spaces.


  • Develop and maintain great partnerships with area organizations.
  • Increase opportunities for people to discover area resources, learn about their community, and participate in civic engagement activities.

See how FVRL is building connected communities.

Foster a Culture of Innovation

Desired outcome: Staff feel confident sharing their ideas for service improvements as a welcomed, valued and necessary component of organizational success.


  • Staff adopt outcome-based evaluation as an approach to solving problems and developing new service.
  • FVRL establishes benchmarks for core service goals, and uses staff insight to find great ways to meet those goals.

See how FVRL is fostering a culture of innovation.