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
  • Chellee Unruh, 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!


DATES:

Tuesday/Wednesday, November 13 & 14, 2018

  • All Day (Both Days)- 4 Sessions Each Day: Rapid City Central High School, 433 N Mount Rushmore Road, Rapid City, SD 57701
    • Contact: Wendy Conrad 605.394.4023

Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • 9:00am-10:00am MST (Student/Parent Session): Belle Fourche Rec Center Auditorium, 1111 National St, Belle Fourche, SD 57717
    • Contact: Hollie Stalder 605.892.5065
  • 10:30am-11:30am MST (Community/Employer Session): Belle Fourche Development Corporation, 5th & Grant Plaza, 608 5th Ave, Belle Fourche, SD 57717
    • Contact: Hollie Stalder 605.892.5065

Friday, November 16, 2018

  • 7:45am-8:47am & 8:52am-9:44am MST: Douglas High School, 400 Patriot Drive, Box Elder, SD 57719
    • Contact: Shannon Maxon, Counselor 605.923.0030 or Shannon.Maxon@k12.sd.us

Monday, November 19, 2018

  • 8:30am-9:15am CST: Colman-Egan High School, 200 S Loban, Colman, SD 57017
    • Contact: Scott Hemmer 605.534.3534
  • 10:55am-11:40am CST: Montrose High School, 309 S Church Ave, Montrose, SD 57048
    • Contact: Kim Kappenman 605.363.5025
  • 2:15pm-3:25pm CST: Garretson High School, 505 2nd St, Garretson, SD 57030
    • Contact: Michelle Pliska 605.394.3451
  • 6:30pm-7:30pm CST: Dell Rapids High School, 1216 N Garfield Ave, Dell Rapids, SD 57022
    • Contact: Drew Bunkers 605.428.5473

Thursday, November 29, 2018

  • 8:20am-9:05am CST: Dakota Christian School, 37614 Highway 44, Corsica, SD 57328
    • Contact: Donna Veurink 605.243-2211
  • 11:05am-11:50am CST: Scotland High School, 711 4th Street, Scotland, SD 57059
    • Contact: Carly Fritz 605.583.2237
  • 2:35pm-3:30pm CST: Irene-Wakonda School & Community Library, 130 E State St, Irene, SD 57037
    • Contact: Cheryl Knudson 605.263.3313
  • 6:00pm-7:00pm CST: Dakota Valley High School, 1150 Northshore Dr, N Sioux City, SD 57049
    • Contact: Jerry Rasmussen 605.422.3800

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