Tag: place making


We look forward to keeping you up-to-date with newsletters, resources and other leadership development materials. Check back often and help us spread the word by sharing these articles with your friends on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter!

Five Grants in Place Awards made to SD Rural Teachers

Blog, News & Events on June 25th. Comments Off on Five Grants in Place Awards made to SD Rural Teachers

South Dakota Grants in Place is a cooperative venture between the Rural Schools Collaborative and Dakota Resources. Grants in Place provides a modest grant to rural teachers so they can engage with their students and community in place-based learning.

The Grants in Place program was implemented in South Dakota by Dakota Resources to connect rural teachers and students to their community through local projects. “Building the connections between rural schools and communities will help us ‘Get Better Together’”, says Mike Knutson, Dakota Resources Learning Network Director.

Jim Beddow, former President of Dakota Wesleyan University and Board Chair for the Rural Schools Collaborative stated, “We believe that place-based education gives meaning to learning, strengthens the bonds between school and community, and instills pride in the cultures and histories of rural places and small towns.”

In South Dakota, funding for five Grants in Place awards … Read More »


x

Updates @ Dakota Resources

We grant permission to any development organization to repost and/or reuse any article contained in our blog for educational and marketing purposes.

 

Colorado is Pretty, but South Dakota is Home.
After four months as the new Program Impact and Support Coordinator for Dakota Resources, Ellie Naasz is more than happy to talk about the...
Rural Economic Development Foundations Challenged on the Day of Giving
As a champion for rural communities, we want to encourage as many rural economic development foundations as possible to take part in the South...
New Dakota Resources Employee Finds Happiness In Rural South Dakota
After nearly four years in the Twin Cities, the Timber Lake native and 2015 SDSU graduate, Tyrelle Schweitzer, was ready to exchange the opportunities...
WordPress Image Lightbox Plugin