Rapid City, South Dakota
Innovation at a Glance
Snapshot: Historical/additional trauma impact learners; collaborative supports, mentorship and small policy changes create thriving students/employees.
Target Population: At-risk Native American adult students
Team Lead: Stephenie Rittberger
Lead Organization: Career Learning Center of the Black Hills
Key Partners: Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board, Technology and Innovation In Education, Prosperity Initiative- John T. Vucurovich Foundation, Bush Community Innovation Grant Team, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
Team Coach: Kathy Olesen-Tracey