Your future starts here! At PSSC, you can earn college credit, industry certification, and high school credit. Our instructors are industry leaders and offer hands-on training. Check out our 2017-18 Course Guide to see the exciting list of courses we offer at PSSC.
Our mission: Preparing our students with skills and knowledge for success in college, career, and citizenship.
Welcome to Puget Sound Skills Center (PSSC). We serve
students in 18 college and career preparation programs. Our mission is to
prepare each of our students for success in college, a meaningful career, and
global citizenship. Our dedicated teaching and support staff strongly believe
in and support the PSSC mission by knowing each student by name, strength, and
We work in partnership with Highline, Federal Way, Tukwila, and Tahoma School
Districts, serving 22 partner high schools in two daily sessions. Additionally,
we have created a third session for after-school students who want to
experience one of our programs outside their regular school schedule. Please
call us if you are interested in exploring the opportunities our career and
technical education programs have to offer. We can schedule a personalized tour
We have strong relationships with local businesses, community groups, civic
organizations and parents. Please feel
free to stop by and visit with us to see how our teachers, support staff, and
administration team are preparing students for their future endeavors. Read more about PSSC here.
Following comments to a congressional committee by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, State Superintendent Chris Reykdal issued a statement reiterating Washington state's stance on protecting our students who are undocumented in our K-12 schools.
If you are looking for real-life superstars, look no further than Highline. All of our teachers are stars, and we want you to meet a few who earned gold stars this year from someone who especially admires their commitment to know every student by name, strength and need.
We are honoring the often unsung heroes of our schools, our classified employees—support staff who serve lunches, drive buses, clean schools and support our students in so many ways. We are grateful for their dedication and outstanding work on behalf of our students.
We are in the process of redesigning our website. Our new site will be easier to navigate, accessible to users with disabilities and will require less staff time to create and manage content. We now need your feedback to figure out what you need and expect from the new Highline website.
What if the entire community rallied around our promise to know every student by name, strength and need and our goal for every student to graduate prepared for the future they choose? Our updated strategic plan points the way.