The schools in our area are highly recognized in the state and region for their achievements and our school districts and colleges are among the best in the nation. Several of our districts and educators have won local, state and national awards.
For 13 years in a row, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Western Washington University as the best regional public university in the Pacific Northwest, and #2 in the western United States.
Whatcom Community College is a regionally and nationally accredited college with an accomplished faculty and staff who serve nearly 11,000 students annually. On its 72-acre campus in Bellingham, Wash., and through online courses, Whatcom offers transfer degrees, professional-technical training programs, as well as basic education, job skills, and Community & Continuing Education classes
BTC’s Settlemyer Family Hall offers sate of the art meeting and event space with full service catering, advanced audio visual and personalized event planning for your next fundraising gala, film screening, community celebration, business conference, wedding and so much more. With banquet seating up to 300, theater seating to 700, convenient location and plenty of parking, come see what people are talking about.