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School Climate



Purpose: To provide input into developing a system that will accurately measure school climate and assist schools with school climate improvement as needed.

Background: School Climate is the focus of indicator 5 in the new Accountability Waver. A school’s climate effects the success of indicators 1-4 as well.



Committee Members

DeeAnn Konrad- Sioux Falls School District
Penny McCormick-Gilles- Mid Central Coop Special Ed Director
Don Johnson- Parent
John Copenhaver – TAESE
Tracy Byrd- Harrisburg School District Teacher
Kevin Lein Harrisburg High School Principal
Sonja Ortman Sioux Falls School District teacher
Mary Sprecher- Brookings School District Curriculum Director
Michelle Lammers- Meade School District Sturgis Brown High School Counselor
Jeff Simmons Meade School District Sturgis Brown High School Principal
Tim Mitchell- Rapid City Area School Superintendent
Marilynn Forst ESA 3 Coordinated School Health
Sue Burgard SD DOE
John Copenhaver TAESE
Amy Beshara SD DOE
Rebecca Cain SD DOE
Karen Keyser SD DOE

CONTACT

For additional information, contact Rebecca Cain, South Dakota Department of Education, (605) 773-3678.









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