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About the Department of Education

Mission Statement: The South Dakota Department of Education is dedicated to enhancing learning through leadership and service.

South Dakota Department of Education, 800 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501
For general inquiries, email doe@state.sd.us or call (605) 773-3134.

Division of Accreditation and Certification - (605) 773-3426

For questions relating to certification, e-mail: certification@state.sd.us
For questions relating to accreditation, email: doeaccred@state.sd.us
For questions relating to the personnel record form, email: prf@state.sd.us

- Vacant - Division Director

Office of Accreditation
- Kathy Riedy - Administrator
- Carol Uecker - Program Specialist

Office of Certification
- Jane Cronin - Certification Team Leader
- Jacob Carlson - Program Specialist
- Jessica Hahn - Program Specialist
- Julie McCord - Program Specialist


Tiffany Sanderson,
Secretary