Molstad Gorder recognized for service
Dakota State University's Lynette Molstad Gorder received the Friend of Career and Technical Education Award at the annual South Dakota Association of Career and Technical Education banquet August 1. The award was in recognition of her involvement in promoting and developing career and technical education.
Molstad Gorder is a business and information systems professor at DSU, teaching a variety of classes and supervising student teachers in business and computer education. She incorporates information on career and technical student organizations in South Dakota and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) into the methods course she teaches to students who are majoring or minoring in business and computer education.
Molstad Gorder has presented sessions on project-based learning, 21st Century Skills in the Classroom, and ways to engage students through technology at conferences and laptop institutes in North and South Dakota, Minnesota and Nebraska. She has also written peer-reviewed articles for professional publications.
Molstad Gorder served in a leadership position at the South Dakota state FBLA executive secretary and testing director for 28 years. She is responsible for the FBLA state conference, fall conference, legislative days, budget meeting, and officer training.