• Call for Proposals. 2017 SD Education Conference Annual Kick Off. July 11-12, 2017. Pierre, SD
  • Statewide Mentoring Program. Applications for new mentors are due May 1. Applications for new teachers are due June 16.
  • Request for Presentations. 2017 SD Indian Education Summit. Sept. 24-26. Ramkota Conference Center. Pierre, SD.


Board adopts new educator certification rules
The South Dakota Board of Education adopted new educator certification rules earlier today, overhauling the state’s current certification system.

Tech institute tuition and state fees set; welding certificates added
The South Dakota Board of Education has approved 2017-18 state tuition and fees at the state’s four technical institutes.

Applications available for statewide mentoring program
The statewide mentoring program provides a first-year teacher access to a mentor teacher for a period of two years

Check out spring learning opportunities at the Cultural Heritage Center
In April, the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society offers a gallery class entitled Lewis and Clark’s South Dakota Adventure to 4th graders. Teachers of all grades are also encouraged to bring students to the museum any time, including for end-of-year field trips.

Upcoming Events

March 1-May 1, Social studies & Oceti Sakowin: Standards & Lesson Rollouts
April 6, Equitable Services Webinar
April 6-7, Pierre, Multi-hazard Emergency Planning for Schools
April 8, Rapid City and Sioux Falls, School Library EdCamp
April 20-22, Sioux Falls, South Dakota Early Childhood Education Conference
April 23-25, Rapid City, Technology and Innovation in Education Conference
April 28-29, Sioux Falls, South Dakota State Historical Society History Conference

View complete list of events at GoSignMeUp.com