Northwest Indian College is part of the Port Gamble S’Klallam community. The College offers a variety of educational programs to meet academic, vocational and cultural needs. The NWIC Extended Campus brings those programs conveniently into the North Kitsap community.
At our site, we are pleased to offer Bachelor of Science in Native Environmental Science and Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies Leadership. Via telecourse, we support the Bachelor of Arts program of Tribal Governance and Business Management.
Our most popular associate program is the General Direct Transfer degree. We also have the Business and Entrepreneurship, Public and Tribal Administration, Early Childhood Education, Life Sciences and Chemical Dependency Studies.
Degree Programs Offered at Port Gamble S’Klallam:
Bachelor of Arts in Tribal Governance & Business Management
Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies Leadership
Bachelor of Science in Native Environmental Science
Associate of Arts in General Direct Transfer
Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education
We are a small campus, with a staff committed to excellence and knowledgeable in their area of study. We are fortunate to have:
Colleen Almojuela, MA, Education, Pacific Oaks College, Squamish Nation, half-time Native Studies Leadership Program Faculty Advisor
Abby Welch, working on MA University of Idaho, Chemistry/science faculty.
David Fuller, MS, Idaho State University, Geology/Astronomy faculty;
Adam Fuller, NA, Journalism, New York University, English/general studies faculty;
Dannette Ives, MA, The Evergreen State College, Port Gamble S’Klallam, Cultural Sovereignty faculty;
Hannah Jones, MA, University of Missouri, St. Louis, English/general studies faculty;
Roger Fernandes, MA Antioch University, Elwha Klallam, Drama/English faculty;
Jake Sullivan, BA, Port Gamble S’Klallam, Northwest Indian College, Cultural Sovereignty faculty-now pursuing MA, The Evergreen State College;
We are extremely pleased to offer Nəxʷsƛʼayʼəmúcən taught Karron McGrady, S’Klallam certified Faculty
Welcome to our Site, on-line or in person. We offer services to the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal and Suquamish Tribal communities, as well as to the greater Kitsap County Region. We do have independent learning students from around the Puget Sound and Olympic Peninsula region as well. All are warmly welcomed here.
Francine Swift, MC, University of Washington: certified teacher, S’Klallam language, NWIC Site Manager, Port Gamble S’Klallam.
Malissa Purser, Instructional Technician. Malissa is currently pursuing a BA in Native Studies Leadership.
Jason Hayes, NWIC Work Study Student, Port Gamble S’Klallam, 2 year student