Clark Info Nights in the Gorge
News Releases

For immediate release

January 25, 2013

For additional information: 

Clark College

Jennifer Kirby
Project & Workflow Coordinator

Telephone:  360-992-2219


Stevenson-Carson School District

Maria Spencer
Superintendent/Board Support Secretary

Telephone:  509-427-5674


White Salmon Valley School District

Karen Oliver
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent

Telephone:  509-493-1500


Clark College Classes in the Gorge-Is the time right?

The school districts of Stevenson-Carson and White Salmon Valley will host two public information nights to assess the need for and interest in a Clark College classes in the Columbia River Gorge. 

Representatives from Clark College will be on hand to hear public input on specific course needs and to discuss potential course offerings, as well as to gauge the level of interest in and support for higher education offerings in the area.  “Clark College wants to be responsive to the educational needs of Skamania and Klickitat counties,” said Tim Cook, Clark College Vice President of Instruction.  “These forums will help us learn where to focus our limited resources most effectively.”

College classes would be held in the Wind River Education Center, currently vacant and formerly the middle school for the Stevenson-Carson school district.


Clark College Community Forum/Information Nights

Tuesday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Wind River Education Center (formerly Wind River Middle School)

441 Hot Springs Avenue

Carson, WA 98610

Monday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m.    

Columbia High School Library

1455 NW Bruin Country Road

White Salmon, WA 98672

Anyone needing special ADA accommodations to attend the meeting in Carson should contact ADA Coordinator Chris Richards at 509-427-5674.  For ADA accommodations at the meeting in White Salmon, contact Karen Oliver at 509-493-1500.

About Clark College

Located in Vancouver’s Central Park and serving up to 16,000 students per quarter, Clark College is Washington state’s largest single-campus community college. The college currently offers for-credit classes at two satellite locations, one on the Washington State University Vancouver campus and one in the Columbia Tech Center in East Vancouver. Additionally, its Corporate & Continuing Education program is housed in the West Coast Bank building in downtown Vancouver.