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

Industry: Multiple

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

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