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  • Proposed certification rules posted for public comment
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Students visit Pierre for CTSO Legislative Shadow Day
February is National Career and Technical Education Month. As part of the celebration, more than 40 student leaders came to Pierre Feb. 8-9, for the South Dakota Career and Technical Student Organizations’ Legislative Shadow Day.

School Finance Accountability Board to hold public hearing on proposed rules
At its March 16 meeting in Pierre, the School Finance Accountability Board will hold a public hearing on proposed rules for teacher compensation waivers.

SD teachers needed for Smarter Balanced development activities
Activities include item mapping and Digital Library playlists, item review and item authoring.

Help students by starting a local Summer Food Service Program
In an effort to fend off hunger, the South Dakota Department of Education’s office of Child and Adult Nutrition Services is seeking sponsors for a federally-funded program that provides nutritious meals and snacks to children in low-income areas during the summer months.

Board holds first public hearing on proposed certification rule changes
The South Dakota Board of Education held the first of two public hearings on proposed educator certification rule changes. The proposed rules constitute an overhaul of the state’s certification system.

Upcoming Events

March 1-May 1, Social studies & Oceti Sakowin: Standards & Lesson Rollouts
March 16, School Finance Accountability Board Meeting
March 20, Board of Education Meeting

View complete list of events at GoSignMeUp.com