Certification Process



The Educator Certification website is currently under construction, as the state transitions to new Educator Certification rules.

How to submit OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS and CONTACT HOURS:
Applicant may:
   • Mail official/original transcripts (transcripts may be removed from the sealed envelope)
   • Email or mail copies of contact hour certificates

University may:
   • Submit electronic transcript directly to DOE
   • Mail official/original paper transcripts

Mailing address: Department of Education, Certification Office, 800 Governors Dr., Pierre, SD 57501
Email address: certification@state.sd.us


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Questions can be directed to: certification@state.sd.us.

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