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In Partnership with:
Avera McKennan Hospital (Host Business) - provides a variety of internships that teach core skills of the business and a liaison to coordinate the program.
East Dakota Educational Cooperative (Education) – provides an instructor and recruits appropriate student participants through either a local education agency and/or a school district.
Division of Rehabilitation Services and Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired (Vocational Rehabilitation) - provides individualized career counseling and guidance for eligible student participants. Vocational planning and support may include job coaching and placement.
South Dakota Achieve (Community Rehabilitation Partner)– provides assistance to other team members for job coaching, competitive job placement in the community, long term retention, and follow along for eligible individuals who receive a competitive job at the host business or in the community.
Transition Services Liaison Project (Community Partner) – assists all partners by providing technical assistance and training, promoting Project SEARCH, and recruiting students.
Freedom to Work Project - Medicaid Infastructure Grant (Community Partner) – Provides training and technical assistance to community partners on new and innovative programs that lead to successful employment outcomes for adults and youth in transition.