Roadshow

  • Please join us to learn about strategies to learn more about Build Dakota and our industry partner programs!

SPEAKERS: (SPEAKERS AT LOCATIONS BASED ON AVAILABILITY)

  • Deni Amundson, Program Manager, Build Dakota Scholarship
  • Clayton Deuter, Director of Admissions, Mitchell Technical Institute
  • Julie Stevenson or Shane Swenson, Business Partner Specialists, Lake Area Technical Institute
  • TBD, Institutional Advancement Officer, Southeast Technical Institute
  • Danita Simons, Foundation Director, Western Dakota Technical Institute
  • AVAILABLE FOR QUESTIONS: Representatives from the SD Department of Labor & Regulation

AUDIENCE:

  • Business/Industry CEO and Human Resource Professionals
  • Economic Development Professionals
  • High School Counselors, Teachers, and Administrators
  • Parents and Students
  • Community Resource Individuals Offering Career Guidance

TOPICS WE COVER

  • What is Build Dakota Scholarship?
  • Scholarship application tips.
  • What is a “workforce shortage” and what does this mean for you?
  • The importance of “test-driving” careers in high school and the different ways to do that.
  • How to bring together industry with education to create strong communities through job shadowing, internships and industry partnerships.
  • The importance of technical education in addressing the workforce shortage in South Dakota.
  • Other state resources to assist in paying for your education.
  • Fun prizes!


For questions regarding the Build Dakota Scholarship, or to schedule an event in your community, contact deniamundson@goldenwest.net or (605)347-1804.