Mission, Vision, Values & Purposes


Our Mission Is To:

Provide relevant technical education and training to support student goals, a skilled workforce, and the economic vitality of our communities. 


Our Vision Is To Be:

A catalyst in engaging partners to bring innovative educational solutions to individuals, employers, and communities – transforming challenges into opportunities.


Core Values:

Our core values represent the desired educational environment and guide the development of institutional policies and practices. The FVTC community affirms the following values:
  • Collaborative Partnerships:
    We value partnerships with business, industry, labor, government, educational systems, and our communities.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    We value continuous improvement of our programs, services, and processes through employee empowerment and professional development in a team-based culture.
  • Culture of Caring and Belonging:
    We value a College culture that fosters caring, empathy, and understanding in a respectful, professional environment.
  • Customer Focus:
    We value our internal and external customers and actively work to meet their needs.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
    We value an environment that attracts and supports a diverse educational community that fosters global awareness.
  • Innovation:
    We value creativity, responsible risk-taking, and enthusiastic pursuit of new ideas.
  • Integrity:
    We value responsible, accountable, ethical behavior in an atmosphere of honest, open communication, and with mutual respect.
  • Sustainability:
    We value the responsible use of resources to achieve balance among social, economic, and environmental practices.



Fox Valley Technical College, consistent with statutorily mandated purposes, holds to the following purposes:


  1. Deliver (a) Associate Degree, Diploma, and (b) Certificate-level educational programs which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to address occupational competencies from initial job-entry to advanced certification.
  2. Provide training and education to upgrade the occupational skills of individuals and the business and industry work force.
  3. Offer related academic and technical support courses for joint labor/management apprenticeship programs.
  4. Design and deliver customized training, consulting services, and technical assistance in partnership with public and private sector employers to further economic development.
  5. Provide community services and avocational or self-enrichment activities.
  6. Collaborate with secondary schools, colleges and universities to enable students' smooth passage between educational systems.
  7. Provide (a) basic skills programming and (b) counseling services necessary to enhance the success of students.
  8. Offer educational programming and supportive services for special populations to address barriers prohibiting participation in education and employment.