• Education

    Welcome Back CoffeeGoal  
    To facilitate the bridge between education and business for the promotion of economic development.  

    2014 Strategic Plan

    • Business Educator Expo (next one scheduled January 30, 2015!) – Expose business and education to one another in a business to business setting.
    • Host New Teachers Luncheon
    • Host Welcome Back Coffees
    • Academic Awards Banquet - recruit businesses providing scholarships. 
    • Explore New Program Suggestions
    • Leadership Yankton – Program designed to give a snap shot of leadership as it applies to the greater Yankton community.

    New Teacher Luncheon  Monthly Meeting
      Meetings are held the first Tuesday
      at 4 p.m. at the Yankton Chamber &
      Visitors Center Conference Room,
      803 E. 4th St. Meetings held in March,
      May, July, August, Sept., and Oct.



    2014 Chairperson
    Barb Kabeiseman, First Dakota National Bank


    Committee Members
    Dr. Joseph Benoit, Mount Marty College
    Vonnie Carda, Sacred Heart School
    Sheri Duke, Southeast Job Link, Inc.
    Todd Dvoracek, Yankton School District 63-3
    Jan Garrity, Yankton College
    Lauren Hanson, United Way & Volunteer Services
    Deb Jensen, Lincoln School
    Dr. Jennifer Johnke, Yankton School District 63-3
    Dr. Susan Kalsow, Mount Marty College 
    Tiffany Kashas, Lewis & Clark Behavorial Health Services, Inc.
    Wayne Kindle, Yankton School District 63-3
    Kay Koliner, Webster School 
    Carey Mitzel, Yankton School District 63-3 
    Rita Nelson, Avera Education & Staffing Solutions
    Jennifer Powell, Yankton High School

    Sheryl Rehurek, Lincoln School
    Josh Svatos, Regional Technical Education Center, Inc. (Board Liason)
    Kristi Tacke, Mount Marty College
    Lydia Wentworth, State Farm – Rhonda Wesseln
    Michelle Zentmire, Beadle School

    For more information or to join the Education Committee e-mail chamber@yanktonsd.com or call (605) 665-3636.  

    • (800) 888-1460
    • (605) 665-3636
    • 803 E. 4th St.
    • Yankton, SD
    • 57078