RAPID CITY, SD – Career Learning Center attendees can enroll in GED preparation classes, computer and keyboarding classes, job specific training, and alternative learning in high school , etc.
Participants can also get career advice and take professional certification tests.
The Career Learning Center also provides the necessary resources for students to improve their skills, retrain and have upward mobility in their career path.
The cycle of poverty can be difficult to break, but with the right resources it is easier to get back on your feet.
Stephenie Rittberger, Adult Education Coordinator at the Career Learning Center, says: âAs a community, if we can devote resources to securing skills at a higher level, we are ensuring a better community and ensuring that. that the students who go here can enter the workforce in a really modified way that allows them to earn a living wage.
Rittberger goes on to say that one of the highest ROI indicators for participants is increasing their earning potential and that their success can also indicate future achievements for their children.
Ivory Hanson, a student at the Career Learning Center, says, âI think it’s very important because people need a chance to earn more or do better if they wanted to and were trying to be successful in life.
Mayor Allender and Governor Noem are also supporting the efforts. SIC serves 300 people per average year.