South Dakota Workforce Development Council
The Workforce Development Council (WDC) oversees implementation of workforce training programs in South Dakota funded by the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). In conformance with South Dakota Codified Law 1-25-1 and WIA Rules and Regulations Sec. 661.207, all WDC meetings are open to the public. Information is available on the State Plan, membership, significant policies, guidelines and definitions; minutes of public meetings are available to the public.
Memorandum of Understanding (general MOU) (in Adobe PDF format*)
Specific Content of Individual MOUs:
Black Hills Special Services Cooperative
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Senior Community Service Employment Program
South Dakota Community Action Partnership
South Dakota Department of Education
South Dakota Department of Human Services
South Dakota Department of Social Services
South Dakota Housing Development Authority
Veterans Employment and Training
Members of the Workforce Development Council represent various business, labor and education interests. A majority of its members are from the private sector. Council membership also includes representatives of the state departments of Labor and Regulation, Education and Human Services; Governor's Office of Economic Development; and the Board of Regents. Council members include:
Governor's Office of Economic Development
Department of Labor and Regulation
Department of Education
Dr. Mike Rush
Board of Regents
Department of Human Services
(in Adobe PDF format*)
Please note: The meeting originally scheduled for July 14 has been rescheduled to July 20. See the full notice below for details.
|Meeting Date||Notices||Agendas and Handouts||Minutes|
|July 20, 2016||July 20 notice|
|March 23, 2016||March 23 notice||March 23 agenda||March 23 minutes (draft)|
|Dec. 9, 2015||Dec. 9 notice||Dec. 9 agenda||Dec. 9 minutes|
|Sept. 22, 2015||Sept. 22 notice||Sept. 22 agenda||Sept. 22 minutes|
|June 2, 2015||June 2 notice||June 2 agenda||June 2 minutes|
|March 24, 2015||March 24 notice||March 24 agenda||March 24 minutes|
|Dec. 17-18, 2014||Dec. 17-18 notice||Dec. 17-18 agenda||Dec. 17-18 minutes|
|Sept. 30, 2014||Sept. 30 notice||Sept. 30 agenda||Sept. 30 minutes|
|May 15, 2014||May 15 notice||May 15 agenda||May 15 minutes|
|Jan. 15, 2014||Jan. 15 notice||Jan. 15 agenda
Handout: WDC background information for discussion
|Jan. 15 minutes|
|Aug. 26, 2013||Aug. 26 notice||Aug. 26 agenda||Aug. 26 minutes|
|April 15, 2013||April 15 notice||April 15 agenda
Handout: Dakota Seeds Applications
|April 15 minutes|
|Jan. 3, 2013||Jan. 3 notice||Jan. 3 agenda||Jan. 3 minutes|
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September 30, 2014
Download the .mp3 format.
For more information on the Workforce Development Council, contact Kari Porch at 605.773.5017.
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