Community Partnership Opportunities

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Community engagement in our school system is vital for the future of our students. Your involvement is an investment in Rapid City’s future.

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Partner: Enhance Learning Opportunities

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Guest Speaker: Present in the classroom and share your field of expertise.

Judge or Review Class Competitions and/or Class Projects: Act as a sounding board for students to help them learn and grow.

Student/Faculty Recognition: Assist in celebrating our outstanding students and faculty members.

Participate in Student Career Fairs: Introduce student to education and career paths.

Advocate: Build Lasting Student Relationships

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Industry Tours: Host RCAS students at your employment site and show them the various career options your business/organization has to offer.

Volunteer Incentive: Provide your staff the opportunity to volunteer one-time or on an ongoing basis in a RCAS school during the workday.

Conduct Mock Interviews and Resume Building Workshops: Help students prepare and practice these valuable life skills.

Leader: Create Career Pathways for RCAS Students

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Apprenticeships: Provide hands on training while developing the next generation of workforce in your trade.

Internships: Introduce students to potential career fields as they gain on-the-job experience in your work place.

Job Shadowing: Show groups of students what a day in life of your career looks like.

Teacher Externship: Help RCAS teachers bring real-world experiences into their classrooms.

Visionary: Open Doors for RCAS Students and Schools

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Donor: Donate financially to a program to help our school system develop and grow. Provide supplies, incentives, or equipment that our students need that will reinforce positive behaviors.

STEAM² Lab/Makerspace: Opportunities to sponsor at our elementary and middle schools. Ability to donate supplies to the spaces and provide student project support.

School Sponsorships: Contribute fiscally to a specific project, event, program or classroom.

Scholarships: Contribute toward post-secondary education for our RCAS students, through the Build Dakota Scholarship fund, or a business specific scholarship fund for graduates of RCAS.

Legacy: Build a Legacy in the RCAS School System

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Adopt a School: Form an ongoing relationship with a RCAS school. Attend events, sponsor activities, bring in your staff to volunteer. The Adopt a School option gives you the first claim to partnership opportunities at your adopted school of your choice.

Fund a Project: Make your lasting mark on the RCAS by funding a facilities project.


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