OUR MISSION


Mission

At the Strider Education Foundation, we believe learning to ride a bike builds the confidence that changes everything! Riding increases health and happiness, expands opportunities, and creates a can-do attitude for life. Our mission is to deliver superior balance bikes and a proven Learn-To-Ride curriculum to organizations that wish to teach young children, individuals with special needs, and the elderly how to ride.


Vision

The Strider Education Foundation will be the #1 source for Learn-To-Ride programming in the U.S.A.


Philosophy

  • The Strider Education Foundation believes learning to ride should be safe and easy.
  • The Strider Education Foundation believes learning to ride should be fun and social for all.
  • The Strider Education Foundation believes the genuine Strider balance bike design increases new rider success.
  • The Strider Education Foundation believes the proven Strider Learn-To-Ride curriculum enhances new rider success.

Values

  • The Strider Education Foundation values passionate people who believe their efforts will change the world for the better.
  • The Strider Education Foundation values quality products that offer the fit, function, and performance that enable new riders to find success in learning to ride.
  • The Strider Education Foundation values riding as a life skill that provides numerous benefits such as exercise, adventure, transportation, exploration, mobility, competition, independence, socialization, and fun.

Goals

  • The Strider Education Foundation will support nonprofit organizations, schools, and government entities that share in our mission, values and philosophy.
  • The Strider Education Foundation will deliver bikes and programming opportunities to a minimum of 12 organizations in 2017 and to 20+ organizations in subsequent years.
  • The Strider Education Foundation will certify 12 new Learn-To-Ride instructors in 2017 and 20+ new instructors in subsequent years.
  • The Strider Education Foundation will report successful program results back to donors in a timely manner.
  • The Strider Education Foundation will be transparent, sustainable, and equitable in all business dealings.