This committee usually meets the fourth Thursday of each month in the Chamber Boardroom (room 207). Call the Chamber to confirm date and time.
Chair: Dustin Baertsch, Workforce Development Coordinator, Associated General Contractors of South Dakota
Vice Chair: Ryan Harris, Workforce Development Coordinator, Rapid City Economic Development Partnership
Staff Liaison: Debbie Leber
Connecting employers and educators for the development of Rapid City's present and future workforce.
We believe that one of the keys to a strong community is a strong workforce. Our committee is dedicated to converging K-16 education with current business trends and needs. We focus on two elements: Business Partnerships and Education & Career Development.
Objectives: Host the Business to Business Expo/February Mixer, host lunch and learns and other learning opportunities, partner with Chamber businesses who are working toward the same goals, connect businesses and educators towards the common goal of workforce development.
Program Of Work (pdf)
Scholarship Availability: Click Here!
These scholarships are available each year around February or March.
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