South Dakota

State Contacts:
Lanette Johnston
South Dakota Department of Education
605-773-8415

Laura Haug
South Dakota Education Association
Laura.haug@sdea.org
800-529-0090  Ext. 229

Overview
To date, 103 South Dakota teachers have achieved National Board Certification, including LuAnn Lindskov, South Dakota Teacher of the Year for 2014.

Fee Support
Some school districts use Title monies or Race to the Top funds to provide fee support to candidates seeking certification. Please inquire with your principal or district administrator to see if this is a possibility for you.

Scholarship Program
Scholarships for fee support may be available for South Dakota teachers. Visit our scholarship page for more information.

Candidate Support
Candidate support is often available from professional organizations, universities and regional professional development centers.

Local Support
A number of school districts provide local support for their teachers seeking National Board Certification. Please inquire with an NBCT you may know, your principal or your state teachers association to see if there is a candidate support program near you.

Graduate Credit
Universities frequently provide graduate credit to teachers pursuing National Board Certification. Please inquire with your local university to see if this is a possibility for you.

National Board Resources
South Dakota Department of Education
South Dakota Education Association

 

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