Get InvolvedCOUNCIL FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN (CEC)
You can join the group and expand your education with special and exceptional needs through activities and conventions. The group hosts several local activities, including holiday dances for the Northern Hills Training Center and the Black Hills Special Services groups.FUTURE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION
Future Teachers Association, FTA, is a student organization and resource for Black Hills State University prospective education majors and preservice teachers. The association aims to support future educators through professional development, socials, and classroom experiences. We inspire students and promote lifelong learning in classes, community experiences, and much more.SOUTH DAKOTA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (SDEA)
The SDEA works to better education for both teachers and students. They work with elected officials to pass bills that help the education system. They also work with local leaders to increase education funding for local schools. The SDEA also provides development sessions and trainings for educators to help continue developing their craft through hands-on learning.TALKING HANDS (SIGN LANGUAGE ORGANIZATION)
BHSU Talking Hands strives to educate others about sign language (American Sign Language, Signing Exact English, along with other forms of sign language). Its purpose is to help students, faculty, staff, and community members learn sign language while developing lasting relationships. BHSU Talking Hands aims to have both community and university involvement by volunteering and participating in university activities. In the community, members have participated in activities such as teaching sign language to children at area Boys and Girls Clubs as well as performing for community groups to introduce them to the power of sign language.