Mitchell Workforce Summit

Mitchell Technical Institute
Technology Center Amphitheatre, I-90 Campus
1800 E. Spruce St.

Tuesday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

The Mitchell community collaborated with Dist. III, Huron and Yankton areas to continue conversations about workforce opportunities in the James River Valley.

Summit Report-Out by Accenture

Agenda (in Adobe .pdf format).

Videos from the Summit

Video of Governor Daugaard's opening remarks:

Governor Daugaard welcomes Mitchell Summit attendees

Video of state cabinet panel presentations on state workforce development initiative:

Members of the South Dakota State Cabinet, including Secretary of Labor and Regulation Marcia Hultman, addressed workforce issues at the Summit.

Video of Dr. Sid Goss' presentation on "Growth and Change in SD Labor Markets":

Dr. Sid Goss from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology spoke at the Mitchell Workforce Summit on

Video of Greg Henderson sharing results of a District III employer survey: 

Greg Henderson of District III spoke at the Mitchell Summit about their employer survey results.

Video of Kevin Fleming speaking on "Success in a New Economy":

Kevin Fleming of Telos Educational Services spoke on

Video of panel of speakers who addressed possible solutions to workforce issues facing South Dakota:

Panel including Rebecca Knudsen of Lutheran Social Services of SD, John Kramer of Yankton Development, Todd Kolden from the Department of Labor and Regulation, and Terry Sabers of Muth Electric, Inc. address possible solutions to workforce issues facing South Dakota.

Video of Peter Hutchinson from Accenture Consulting concluding the day with closing remarks and the findings of the small group discussions:

Peter Hutchinson from Accenture Consulting concluded the day with closing remarks and the findings of the small group discussions.

Presentations and Other Documents Shared at the Summit
SD WINS state cabinet panel discussion
Growth and Change in South Dakota's labor market, Dr. Sid Goss
2014 JRV/District III Employer Survey Results, Greg Henderson
Success in the New Economy presentation, Kevin Fleming
   Success in the New Economy video, Kevin Fleming
   Think Different video, Kevin Fleming
Solutions Panel, John Kramer
Solutions Panel, Terry Sabers

Questions? Contact the Mitchell Chamber of Commerce at 605.996.5567 or

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