Who are we at SKC?

The Mission of Salish Kootenai College

The mission of Salish Kootenai College is to provide quality post-secondary educational opportunities and support for Native Americans, locally and from throughout the United States, to achieve their academic and career goals. The College will perpetuate the cultures of the Selis, Ksanka, and Qlispe’ peoples. The College will impact its community through service and research.

(Revised 7/2020)

The Vision of Salish Kootenai College

Salish Kootenai College aspires to be the pre-eminent educational center of excellence for American Indian Students, grounded in the cultures of the Séliš, Ksanka and QÍispé people of the Flathead Nation. The college will empower students to improve the lives of their families and communities through research, leadership and service.

The Mission Objectives of Salish Kootenai College

Access and Success

Quality Education

Cultural Perpetuation

Research and Service

Our Ways of Being

We hold ourselves accountable -

We are:

Professional & Focused on the Mission and Vision of SKC;

Appreciative & Respectful of our diversity of thought, experience, and situation;

Mindful & Transparent in our communication and actions.

Traditional Beliefs Inspire Well-Being.