Career and Education

Director: Toni Jones


Career and Education provides opportunities to improve the quality of life for community members through teaching, training, advising, and assistance for professional, educational, and employment enhancement by utilizing achievable goals and comprehensive planning.

Programs/Services Offered:


  • Successful S’Klallam Futures: Individualized Multi-Step Career Mapping Program
  • Career assessments
  • Resume program
  • Cover letter program
  • Interview assistance
  • Application assistance
  • License fee and badge assistance
  • New job clothing vouchers
  • Job requirement tools or other assistance
  • Ferry/bus ticket assistance
  • Summer Youth: Career Readiness Program (Aged 14-18)


  • Scholarship application assistance, including annual Application Clinic
  • Need-based scholarships for enrolled PGST members for Undergrad, Graduate, and Vocational programs
  • PGST Dive program scholarship
  • Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) application assistance
  • College preparation and campus visits/tours
  • High School informational lunches and College field trips
  • Tribal Education Advisory Board
  • On-site AA Degree program through Northwest Indian College


  • Success S’Klallam Futures: after graduation planning
  • Education Clinic providing High School credit retrieval, select original credit, and independent study/home school/PAL collaboration plans
  • Academic coaches in NKSD K-12 classrooms
  • Homework completion, academic support, and tutoring for Elementary, Middle, and High school students
  • Academic and attendance award programs, including Allstars (Elementary), Grade Raisers (Middle School), and Strong Achievers (High School)
  • Literacy focused support for Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle school students
  • GED support, including preparation through testing
  • School transportation
  • Graduation honoring
  • Summer School for Elementary, Middle, and High school students
  • Science Camp (STEM focus) for Middle school students
  • Student/Parent support and advocacy, including IEP attendance, academic/behavior inquiry/intervention, disciplinary, meetings with school district staff, etc.
  • Back-to-School Supply Distribution program