About Us

About Us

If there’s one thing we have, it’s passion for helping Montana students navigate life after high school.


Reach Higher Montana helps students strategically pursue educational opportunities.


Montana students achieve personal success in education, career, and life.

Our New Direction

Our New Direction

We want to help Montana students achieve personal success in education, career, and life.


We value all people for their backgrounds and experiences, and listen without prejudice.
We communicate - speaking and listening - in ways that are constructive, thoughtful, and without judgment.

We exist to help Montanans untap their unlimited potential through educational opportunities.
We believe that education opens doors to opportunities.

We reach goals through individual and collective effort, commitment, and ownership of our successes and our struggles.

As a team, we strive for continuous improvement in our work, so that we achieve and exceed our goals.

We believe the whole is stronger than the sum of its parts.
We share ideas, resources, and information among our team and with our partners.
We can achieve more benefit for students by focusing on common goals and working well together.

We view opportunities and challenges through the lens of optimism and possibility.
We inspire students and encourage their educational aspirations. 

Annual Report

Reach Higher Montana 2017-18 Annual Report

Reach Higher Montana 2017-18 Annual Report

Learn about Reach Higher Montana's accomplishments, meet some of our staff and the people we serve.


We hire talented professionals who strive to fulfill Reach Higher Montana’s mission and live our organizational values. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a workplace environment that is healthy, flexible, rewarding, and fun.

We're Hiring!

Reach Higher Montana is hiring for the position of Outreach Advisor, serving North Central Montana. This position works from Great Falls, and travels extensively throughout North Central Montana to help Montana students strategically pursue educational opportunities. If you enjoy helping students explore education and career options, building relationships with educators and community partners, and contributing to achieving team goals, this may be the job for you.

To apply, please send your resume, three professional references, and your responses to supplemental questions to Sharon Eslick, seslick@safmt.org. This position is open until filled, with priority consideration given to those who apply by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 28, 2019. 

Supplemental Questions - please limit your response to 500 words or less for each question:

  1. Reach Higher Montana's core values are: Respect, Education, Achievement, Collaboration, and Hope. Please describe what these values mean to you. 
  2. This position serves 27 schools in a region spanning eight counties. Please describe how you would leverage technology to augment in-person delivery of services to students and schools. 

For additional information about this job position, please click here.

Our Board of Directors

Reach Higher Montana is an initiative of the Montana Higher Education Student Assistance Corporation (MHESAC). The MHESAC Board of Directors governs and funds the work of Reach Higher Montana. To learn more about MHESAC, please click here.

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