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SD Department of Education December 2014  
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS

Regional District Leadership Retreats
Jan. 9-Feb. 5, various locations statewide

The South Dakota Department of Education is working with ESAs to schedule regional district leadership retreats to assist districts in analyzing data from this year’s statewide survey on implementing standards, classroom best practices and components of the teacher effectiveness system. The retreats will be a time to plan for professional development and celebrate bright spots. It’s recommended that a 4-5 member district leadership team, consisting of teachers and administrators, attend.

Retreats are scheduled from 9:30 a.m-3:30 p.m. Registration is available at https://southdakota.gosignmeup.com/

Districts that would prefer a planning session for their district only, may use one of the state-sponsored days to do so.




Board of Education meeting
Jan. 15, Pierre

The South Dakota Board of Education is scheduled to meet in Pierre. The time of the meeting and the location in Pierre are yet to be determined. Public hearings will be held, related to content standards adoption in the areas of science, social studies, fine arts and K-12 educational technology. An agenda will be posted at doe.sd.gov/board at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.




SD Invest Yr 2 School Counselor Workshop
Jan. 16-17, Mitchell

Educators are tasked with ensuring all students are college, career and life ready. As such, there is a need for middle and high school counselors to have a clear understanding of South Dakota’s current workforce priorities, labor market needs, post-secondary options and available resources to help adequately prepare students for life after high school. Stipends are available for practicing public school counselors.

Click here to register. Search by course title.




Your First Years in CTE: 10 Things to Know
Jan. 28, Mitchell

Are you new to the world of career and technical education? If so, join this session to hear teachers from your content area share lesson plans and give you tips for navigating Perkins requirements.

Click here to register. Search by course title.




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