Monthly Archives: September 2014

29 September 2014

Introducing the Takoda Prep Faculty

The American Indian OIC’s high school, Takoda Prep, is excited to announce some exciting changes for its faculty. First and foremost, a big welcome to new Art and English teacher, Christy Hicks. Ms. Hicks joins Takoda Prep after previously working as an intervention teacher at the Learning Disabilities Association, where she worked with students who   Read more…

19 September 2014

A Return to School, Not the Past

 “He [my son]is the man he is today as a result of the caring yet firm teaching mechanisms in place at Takoda Prep of AIOIC. They integrate state standards with traditional Native teaching methods and I truly believe this is what is needed for our youth of today. Growing up in the city is hard,   Read more…

16 September 2014

Takoda Institute instructor Lloyd Wittstock’s thirty-first year at the American Indian OIC!

This year marks Takoda Institute instructor Lloyd Wittstock’s thirty-first year at the American Indian OIC.  Lloyd holds Master’s Degrees in English and History from the University of Wisconsin and began working for the AIOIC in the 1983, first helping with computer training and then writing proposals.  Eventually his responsibilities shifted to focus on the educational   Read more…

2 September 2014

Decoding The Future: Opportunity In The Growing IT Industry

Americans are so “plugged in” that it seems impossible to get through an hour of the day without reaching for and relying on some form of technology.  As our reliance on technology grows, so grows the employment sector for Information Technologies (IT)– a fact that recently inspired Congressman Keith Ellison to visit American Indian OIC.   Read more…