March 2019 – Takoda
Month: March 2019
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Alumni Spotlight – Larry K.

Alumni Spotlight – Larry K.

From the Takoda Institute, to CEO and radio host, our alum Larry K is proof of a Takoda education in action. Larry K, a proud member of the Ho-Chunk nation, graduated from Takoda Institute’s former Administrative Professional program in the nineties, and since then has taken a path straight to success. After graduation, Larry K

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Takoda GED is Open to All Adult Learners

Takoda GED is Open to All Adult Learners

GED

Did you know that Takoda GED offers educational opportunities for adults who already have a high school diploma or GED? Here are some ways that we could help you…yes, YOU! Prepare for postsecondary training. Takoda Institute (as well as many other postsecondary programs) requires all students to take the TABE test in reading and math.

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Students Improve Reading Scores through D.E.A.R.

Students Improve Reading Scores through D.E.A.R.

Takoda Prep

UPDATE: Students participating in Takoda Prep’s D.E.A.R. program continue to improve reading scores and grow interest in fiction and non-fiction texts. Christy Hicks, Takoda Prep Instructor Back in November, we told you all about our daily reading challenge, Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.). Now, in March, students are still committed to their time spent reading,

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Juana builds a career to support her family

Juana builds a career to support her family

Takoda Works

Juana enrolled in Takoda Works’ BUILD program to build skills and find employment. Samantha Fairbanks, Social Worker  Juana, a mother of two, was working at McDonalds for 9 years. She eventually earned a manager position making $12.05 an hour, but Juana wanted to build a career—somewhere she could make enough money to support her family.  

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