The Strategic Plan, guided by Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWTech) four core themes:
The plan articulates the vision for LWTech's desired future and guides its decisions
as it sets priorities, assigns resources, and takes actions to create that future.
To prepare students for today's careers and tomorrow's opportunities
To be the college of choice for workforce education
Lake Washington Institute of Technology is recognized by students, business, community, and peer organizations as the choice for innovative workforce education because we:
Create educational opportunities and support for students to achieve success and prepare for life-long learning.
Distinguish ourselves by offering creative, cutting-edge, hands-on education.
Offer students choices to achieve their education goals through applied, pathway-based education from basic education and certificate programs to baccalaureate degrees.
Teach using the latest industry standards and cross-discipline approaches to prepare students for immediate and future employment.
Empower faculty and staff to reach their potential in a supportive environment that values collaboration, transparency, respect, and integrity.
Work in partnership with business and industry as well as local and global organizations to foster economic vitality and create prosperous communities.
Thrive in state-of-the-art facilities that use the latest learning and business technologies to enhance the delivery of education and our internal operations.
Implement innovations that result in a financially-sustainable organization.
Increase cultural competence to prepare students for participation in the diverse and globalized workforce.