Whitehorse Entrepreneurs Present Businesses to Panel of Judges

On May 14th, 2019, students from Whitehorse High School presented their newly formed businesses to a panel of judges in hopes of receiving a cash prize. The judges included: Andy Platt, Assistant Director of Office of Economic Development, San Juan County; Leslie Haven Law: Manager, Wells Fargo Bank; Cheryl Bowers: Blanding City Council and CFO …

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Journalism Pathways for Native American Students

In a few months, Indian Country Today, a news organization owned by the nonprofit arm of the National Congress of American Indians, will open a newsroom at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. This marks the beginning of an innovative, unique partnership that will provide students the resources to cover Native American stories …

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2019 Talent Ready Utah Grant Roll Out

In 2018, Indigo Impact Initiative received a grant from Talent Ready Utah, a workforce development program that focuses and optimizes the “efforts businesses make to enhance education,” and “supports businesses as they become involved with education in activities such as job shadows, internships, donations, industry tours and in-classroom presentations.”

Navajo Utah Students and Communities to Benefit from new Virtual Reality Center and Jobs


SAN JUAN COUNTY, Utah (January 28, 2019) — At Whitehorse High School, Principal Kim Schaefer hopes students, who she calls “scholars,” will be certified in Virtual Reality (VR) technology and entrepreneurship, to reward a new generation with successful jobs and careers without leaving their families, rural reservation, and community.

The high school is located within the Navajo Nation in Southeastern Utah.

As expressed in the 2010 census report, one third of the Navajo population is under 18. The community has a 38% poverty rate, and unemployment is over 40% – more than 10 times the US average.

Indigo CEO Sheri Smith to Deliver Keynote Address at Annual Personalized Learning Conference


“Innovation can come from the talents already hidden within the school by identifying staff and students who possess entrepreneurial qualities to drive change and create community in the process.”

BOULDER, COLO – Sheri Smith, CEO of the Indigo Education Company, will deliver a keynote address on Nov. 14 at the “9th Annual National Convening on Personalized Learning: Think Like a Start-up,” in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The conference is sponsored by the Institute for Personalized Learning.

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