Mission And Vision


Salina Area Technical College will meet employment needs of the region by providing a diverse community of learners with the technical and general education skills necessary for employment, personal growth and lifelong learning.


Be the college of choice for the region where students are equipped to succeed in the dynamic world of business and industry.


Collaboration: To build a stronger community, SATC values partnerships with K-12, business, and community organizations. Together, we can achieve more.

Lifelong Learning: SATC values supporting individual goals that encourage students to learn, grow, collaborate, and innovate throughout their life.

Diversity: SATC embraces the diversity of our students, employees and community by promoting inclusion and access for all.

Excellence: SATC values its students and is committed to providing an education that encourages responsible, successful, and ethical employees.

Innovation: SATC values innovative technology and delivery methods to keep student learning relevant within a rapidly changing world.

Strategic Priorities

  1. HLC accreditation by FY 15
  2. Fiscal strength
  3. Provide quality instruction that meets community needs
  4. Strengthen processes and services
  5. 20% enrollment growth
  6. Improve visibility and perception  

Salina Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, or any other non-merit based factor in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, ADA, Title IX, Section 504, Title II, GINA, is directed to contact the Human Resources Specialist, 2562 Centennial Rd, Salina, KS 67401, 785-309-3100.


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