The University of South Dakota (USD) is thrilled to be a part of the Network for Excellence in Teaching (NExT), the Bush Foundation’s program to redesign teacher preparation programs in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. Each of the 14 higher education universities that are part of NExT is approaching this challenge in a different way. ... more
About theBushFoundationOur mission is to be a catalyst for the courageous leadership necessary to create sustainable solutions to tough public problems and ensure community vitality. The Foundation was established in 1953 by 3M executive Archibald Bush and his wife, Edyth, and today works in communities across Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geographic area.