Access to the Curriculum
for English Learners and Migrant Students.

We are 5 colleagues who serve 95 school districts across the state of South Dakota. In the 2020-21 school year, 90 school districts are Title III Consortium members and we serve 5 Migrant Consortium districts.
Title III Program Goals
1. Raise language proficiency of SD English Learners
2. Provide effective Professional Development
3. Raise EL Family and Community Engagement
Migrant Grant Goals
All migrant students reach challenging academic standards Graduate with a high school diploma (or complete a GED) Prepare students for responsible citizenship, further learning, and productive employment.
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Gwyneth Dean-Witte

Gwyneth Dean-Fastnacht is an ELS Instructional Specialist with over 20 years of experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse students in the K-12 educational system in the United States and abroad, including South Dakota, Bolivia, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, and China. As an endorsed English as a New Language teacher (ENL), Gwyneth has had a varied career in education with language

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Tanya Vitek

Tanya Vitek is an Instructional Specialist with the South Dakota Statewide Title III & Migrant Consortia.  Tanya’s passion for education drives her to keep student achievement and student opportunities at the forefront of every decision.  Mrs. Vitek received a Bachelor in Science in Elementary/Early education with a Middle School endorsement in Language Arts and Social Science from Black Hills State

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Bobblie Kilber

Bobbie Kilber

Bobbie Kilber is in her third year working as an Instructional Specialist with the SD Statewide Title III and Migrant Consortia. Bobbie supports approximately 25 of the member districts. She provides professional development and technical support to schools with English Learners and/or migrant students. Throughout Bobbie’s 22 years working in education, she has gained experience working with multiple grade levels

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Jean Larson

Jean Larson, ENL, Ms.Ed.  provides instructional support to schools in the SD Statewide Title III/Migrant Consortia.  She is an experienced educator and counselor who discovered a passion for assisting English Learners during her employment at the Huron School District.   Jean channeled this passion for struggling English Learners into her work with Consortium schools by providing expert and patience guidance as they development supportive

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Lindsay Frankenfeld

Lindsay has been working with bilingual and multilingual students and families since 2000 when she taught English for the Oshima Board of Education in Hokkaido, Japan through the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. After returning home, she visited classrooms and supported curriculum design as a graduate assistant for the Program for Teaching East Asia at the University of Colorado,

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