Founded in 1963, Community Colleges of Spokane is a dynamic community college district serving over 30,000students a year in Eastern Washington. CCS is a vibrant, comprehensive learning community – with educational opportunities for students of all ages and abilities.
Along with traditional college campuses, Spokane Community College and Spokane Falls Community College, CCS also delivers a variety of educational programs including rural outreach, business and community training, adult literacy services – and Spokane County Head Start/ECEAP/Early Head Start.
Learn more about the Community Colleges of Spokane here.
To develop human potential through quality, relevant and affordable learning opportunities that result in improved social and economic well-being for our students and our state.
Community Colleges of Spokane transforms lives and uplifts humanity, inspiring students to lead communities, build the nation and enrich the world.
Excellence | Access | Achievement | Stewardship | Respect
Community Colleges of Spokane District and Service Areas
Community Colleges of Spokane is a community college district comprised of two accredited colleges, Spokane Falls Community College and Spokane Community College. In addition to serving a large urban and suburban population in greater Spokane, the district provides educational services to rural communities throughout a 12,302 square-mile region in Eastern Washington. This region includes all of Spokane, Stevens, Whitman, Ferry and Pend Oreille Counties, as well as portions of Lincoln County.
Both colleges of CCS are accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and governed by the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges.
Board of Trustees
Appointed by the governor of Washington, our five-member board of trustees oversees administration, strategic planning and policy development for Community Colleges of Spokane. CCS trustees serve five-year terms and were most recently appointed in 2017.
CCS Organizational Chart
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Community Colleges of Spokane District
Community Colleges of Spokane has centralized departments that serve the entire district: