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development for the Sioux Falls Development Foundation. STI approached Forward Sioux Falls with the idea, and Medema said there's been a discussion about more promotion of technical education opportunities since last summer."We hear about it from businesses, too, that there's certain expertise that the technical institutes deliver best, that's what they're equipped to do," Medema said. "It just made sense for us to jump on board . it's a fun message. I think that a lot people know we have this large educational facility out there, but a lot of people don't know what they do."Increasing technical education opportunities has been a focus for Gov. Dennis Daugaard, who this year proposed giving money to the state's tech schools to update or purchase needed equipment.In his State of the State address in January, Daugaard also announced he would make available $1.5 million during the next three years for Saucony Hurricane 3
which will feature area industry executives talking to students and parents about opportunities.
STI eager to spread word on technical education
In two weeks, a new marketing campaign from Southeast Technical Institute aimed at increasing awareness about technical education and boosting student recruitment will hit the Sioux Falls area."We were looking at technical education this summer, to try and determine how we could do a better job of getting the word out," STI President Jeff Holcomb told Sioux Falls School Board members last week. "One of the big challenges of technical education is helping parents and students know the opportunities, the options that exist for them in a technical career, and how that could be a very, very good choice for them."STI is working with Forward Sioux Falls, which is an economic development partnership of the Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce and the Sioux Falls Development Foundation. Forward Sioux Falls gave the tech school $30,000 toward the campaign, with matching funds provided by area businesses and industry partners through the STI Foundation totaling more than $60,000."The idea is that we will not only approach students on aone to one basis, but also, we're going to do a media campaign," Holcomb said. The goal is to reach students "where they are more likely to read and consume."The marketing campaign will run for at least the next three years, said Mary Medema, director of workforce Reebok Silver Trainers
technical education scholarships in high need areas such as health care.A major component of the campaign includes a new website, but as part of the agreement with Forward Sioux Falls, Reebok Trainers Pink there can be no STI branding on the site. The phone number listed on the site, however, goes to STI."One of the conditions with Forward Sioux Falls is that we not brand it specific to Southeast Tech, that we share the tech ed message, that these are technical careers, so that we wouldn't get into conflict over who offers what," Holcomb said. "It's more important that we engage students in seeking the career."STI also will be doing 10 site visits to high schools in Sioux Falls and the surrounding area, Reebok Camouflage
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