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May 20, 2024
PD targets early career principals with learning and support
Early career principals (years 1-5) continue to develop their instructional leadership and management skills in this year-long professional development hosted by the Department of Education.


May 14, 2024
CTE grants awarded to South Dakota schools
The Department of Education has awarded four grants totaling nearly $3.8 million to school districts to purchase equipment for new or existing career and technical education (CTE) programs.


May 13, 2024
IEP Workshops and Special Education Professional Development
The Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs is offering a variety of professional development this summer and fall.


May 6, 2024
South Dakota celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week and recognizes Regional Teachers of the Year
May 6-10 is Teacher Appreciation Week, a time to celebrate the teachers who dedicate their time and energy to the futures of the youngest citizens in South Dakota communities.


May 6, 2024
Public hearings to address Administrative Rule changes
The Board of Education Standards will hold two public hearings regarding proposed Administrative Rule changes at its May 20 meeting: 1) ARSD 24:28 -Educator Certification, and 2) ARSD 24:28 - Educator Permits.


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