Guiding Principles

The Salish Kootenai College Board of Directors has adopted the following goals. These were formulated to provide further specificity to the Mission Statement.

  1. To assist with the preservation of the cultures, languages, histories, and natural environment of the Salish, Pend d’Oreille, and Kootenai people.
  2. To provide postsecondary education opportunities for Native Americans in the following areas: degree programs, vocational training, college transfer programs, community service, Native American culture and history, and adult education.
  3. To provide a learning environment in which students develop skills in effective communication, critical thinking, cultural understanding, and citizenship.
  4. To provide comprehensive student services.
  5. To provide life-long, continuing education opportunities for personal and both professional development through a variety of instructional formats offered on and off campus.
  6. To provide assistance to tribal entities and departments in staff preparation, planning, research and services according to identified needs.
  7. To assist the Indian community with economic development needs of the Flathead Indian Nation.
  8. To provide adequate institutional support and financial resources.
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Salish Kootenai College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Salish Kootenai College | PO Box 70 | 58138 US Highway 93 | Pablo, MT 59855 | 406.275.4800.