Education and Workforce Training

Gov. Daugaard Signs Tech School Board Bill

Monday, February 27, 2017

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard today signed into law Senate Bill 65, An Act to establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and...
A Helping Hand

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

As workforce needs grow and evolve, the education needs are following. The South Dakota Department of Labor is trying to help entities meet those needs. This month,...
YAPG Donates to the MMC Project

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Mount Marty College’s (MMC) long-awaited athletic fieldhouse is one step closer to becoming a reality. On Tuesday, Yankton Area Progressive Growth (YAPG) donated $1 million to...
SDSU President Discusses School, Farm Economy, CAFOs

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

A wide-ranging discussion was on the agenda at Yankton Area Progressive Growth’s (YAPG) quarterly meeting Tuesday. South Dakota State University (SDSU) president Barry Dunn took local...
Finding Enjoyable, Well-Paying Work

Monday, July 02, 2018

By Gov. Dennis Daugaard Work is an important part of personal fulfillment. True, most of us work because we must – to provide for ourselves and our...
SD Labor Secretary Discusses Youth Participation

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

South Dakota is trying to stem the trend of falling labor participation amongst the state’s youth. Tuesday, Marcia Hultman, secretary of the South Dakota Department of...
New RTEC Scholarship Opportunities for Welders

Monday, April 16, 2018

By 2020, the American Welding Society reports there will be a significant shortage of welders in the U.S—an estimated 290,000 welding jobs will be unfilled. The...
Building For The Future

Monday, March 13, 2017

Two Yankton High School seniors are celebrating this week as they have been announced as Build Dakota Scholarship award winners. The scholarships, sponsored by local...
YSD: The Internship Program Exceeding Expectations

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

An internship program established at YHS just a year ago has expanded beyond expectations. According to Yankton High School (YHS) principal Dr. Jennifer Johnke, the internship...
YSD To Offer Free Preschool For All

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Yankton School District began the preschool program in the 2007-08 school year. At that time, we hired one full time, certified teacher and paraprofessional....
Students Eye The Future At Career Fair

Monday, December 05, 2016

One of the most difficult challenges for any high school student is deciding what they’re going to do after graduation. On Thursday, Yankton High School (YHS)...
Students Enjoyed High School Internship Program

Friday, May 27, 2016

Yankton High School students had an opportunity to intern with area companies for the first time this spring. Hear from some of the students below:                 "This...