Important Notice

All campuses of Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College will be closed on Thursday March 5, 2015 due to the inclement weather conditions. This includes all day and evening classes.Due to inclement weather predicted to come into the Southern Kentucky area this afternoon, all SKY campuses will close at 3:30 p.m. CST today (Wednesday, March 4, 2015). Please check the college website for additional information concerning any schedule changes.
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Cultural Diversity

Vision Statement

To ensure Kentucky Community and Technical College System is a culturally competent organization.


KCTCS is committed to creating and sustaining an environment of all-inclusive cultural diversity, where each individual is valued, respected and supported, and is recognized on the basis of personal achievement, merit, and contribution.

Key Definitions

Cultural Competence - a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals and enable that system, agency, or those professionals to work effectively in cross-cultural situations. (T. L. Cross, Focal Point, Portland, OR: Research and Training Center, Portland State University, Summer 1998)

Cultural Diversity - The recognition and understanding of the similarities and differences between ourselves and other people based on race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and/or nationality. (Approved by the KCTCS Faculty Council, Spring 2006)