Access to the Curriculum

for English Learners and Migrant Students

We are 5 colleagues who serve 105 school districts across the state of South Dakota.

In the 2018-19 school year, 93 school districts are Title III Consortium members and we serve 12 Migrant Consortium districts.

Gwyneth Dean-Witte

Gwyneth Dean-Witte is an 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. As an endorsed English as a New Language teacher (ENL), Gwyneth has had a varied career in education with language learners as a high school…

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 Bachelors in Science in Elementary/Early education with a Middle School endorsement in Language Arts and Social Science…

Bobbie Kilber

Bobbie Kilber is an Instructional Specialist with the SD Statewide Title III and Migrant Consortia. Bobbie supports 20 of the 80 + member districts. She provides professional development and technical support to schools with English Learners and/or migrant students. Throughout Bobbie’s 20 year career in education, she has gained experience working with multiple grade levels…

Jean Larson

Jean is in her third year working and learning with the Title III program in South Dakota, however she is not new to education.  Early in her teaching career, she taught kindergarten, second grade, and middle school.  For the past 28 years, Jean was employed with the Huron School District as a Licensed Professional Counselor. …

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…

Program Goals

Title III Grant Goals Raise language proficiency of SD English Learners Provide effective Professional Development Raise EL Family and Community Engagement Technical Support 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