The mission of the SR-PLN is to foster and strengthen Extension education programming throughout the southern region by promoting multi-state cooperation, anticipating emerging program issues and needs, and implementing action processes to address them in a timely manner.
The SR-PLN will anticipate emerging societal issues and recommend or take actions that result in: State Extension programs that are strengthened through improved cooperation in well-coordinated and effective multi-state and regional programming efforts. Multi-state collaboration involving Extension and public and private sector partners, both within and beyond the southern region; Engaged Extension educational programming involving public and private sector partners, and diverse communities. Learning communities that benefit from lifelong education. Measurable benefits to individuals and communities. Demonstrated and recognized public value.