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Takoda Worked for Joshua!

Takoda Worked for Joshua!

Takoda Works helped Joshua find a job and gain momentum for his future. Felicia Sherrod, Recruitment & Marketing Specialist In December 2018 Joshua A. began working with Shirleen and Samantha in the Minneapolis Youth Works program. “I had a lot of struggle and I was tired of going through the same things over and over

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Jennifer’s Presentation Shares Culture and Builds Confidence

Jennifer’s Presentation Shares Culture and Builds Confidence

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Takoda GED student, Jennifer, shared her stories and led a book discussion to volunteers at the Navigation Center  “Aaniin niiji, Hello Friends, Nii baa wii sii ikwe, Jennifer Goggleye-Thomson, niin nindizhinikaz. Gaa-zagaskwaaji me kaag, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Cha Cha banig Inger. I am a Pueblo/ Ojibwe from Leech Lake, a mother of 6

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Takoda GED Student Publishes Personal Essay

Takoda GED Student Publishes Personal Essay

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Fartun, a student at Takoda GED, is now a published author! Elizabeth Bennett Fartun enrolled in the Takoda GED program last summer.  She had already earned her high school diploma, and she wanted to keep working towards her goal of becoming a social worker.  Before enrolling in college, she needed to increase her proficiency in

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Takoda GED is Open to All Adult Learners

Takoda GED is Open to All Adult Learners

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Did you know that Takoda GED offers educational opportunities for adults who already have a high school diploma or GED? Here are some ways that we could help you…yes, YOU! Prepare for postsecondary training. Takoda Institute (as well as many other postsecondary programs) requires all students to take the TABE test in reading and math.

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Jennifer’s GED Goals Inspire Multiple Generations

Jennifer’s GED Goals Inspire Multiple Generations

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Jennifer enrolled in Takoda GED to advance her career and inspire her children and grandchildren to do the same. Ivy Estenson Jennifer, an Ojibwe and Pueblo student from New Mexico enrolled in Takoda GED after her husband passed away. She decided that she no longer wanted to live in depression after mourning the loss of

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Why Takoda GED?

Why Takoda GED?

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It’s true that many Metro-area schools and organizations offer no-cost GED preparation, but Takoda GED is unique. We’re flexible. Takoda GED is a drop-in program.  We don’t have traditionally scheduled classes with mandatory attendance.  This means that YOU are in charge of when you study.  We understand that you have a lot going on in

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GED “Lunch and Learn” gives students a broader learning experience

GED “Lunch and Learn” gives students a broader learning experience

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GED develop useful soft skills as they discuss pressing topics with classmates In addition to regular class time and tutoring hours, Takoda GED offers a “Lunch and Learn” session three times a week where students form a talking circle and discuss topics regarding current events and curriculum.   This is a way to incorporate Native teaching practices

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Takoda GED featured on Minnesota Public Radio

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Excerpts and images from Minnesota Public Radio. Brandt Williams, Reporting Caroline Yang, Photographs High school dropouts try to get back in the game For many, GED certificates are the ticket into the workforce or higher education that they didn’t punch in high school. …Minnesota ranks near the bottom of states when it comes to the

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