Learn about a new approach to postsecondary education that involves employers and focused, hands-on study programs that has led to remarkable successes at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, South Dakota in this video from the Dropping Back In series. An award-winning institution, Lake Area Technical Institute (LATI) focuses on educating students so they can get a job upon graduation. Instructors are in regular, weekly, sometimes daily, contact with local business and industry to ensure what they’re teaching aligns to industry needs. Classes are small, interactive, and hands-on, and students receive career guidance from day one. And they are successful—98 percent of LATI graduates are employed or continuing their education.
Learn more at the Dropping Back In web site.