Whitnee Pearce


Meet Whitnee, RCAS’ new Director of Diversity, Equity and Outreach!


Whitnee Pearce comes to RCAS from Oglala Lakota College. She has worked there for several years as an English professor where she won the tribal college system’s Faculty of the Year award.  She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Education with a focus in Diversity and Education Equity.  Her focus for research is on the use of trauma-informed teaching practices for Native American students.  Whitnee is thrilled to be back in the district and working to serve all students and provide equity in educational opportunities.