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Certification:
Requirements

South Dakota Codified Law 13-1-48, requires any teacher new to the profession, from out-of-state, or certified after 1993 shall complete a three-credit-hour course in South Dakota Indian studies.

Administrative Rules of South Dakota, requires teachers and administrators to complete a South Dakota Indian studies course approved by the department with a grade of C or higher, as outlined in §§ 24:28:06:02 and 24:28:07:03. This requirement also applies to an applicant for reciprocal certification to obtain a teacher or administrator certificate, according to §§ 24:28:16:03. If the applicant who meets all requirements for reciprocity set forth in §§ 24:28:16:01 or 24:28:16:02 but has not passed the South Dakota Indian studies course may receive a provisional certificate which expires on the following June 30. This certificate may be renewed once, for one additional year, according to §§ 24:28:16:05.



Approved South Dakota Indian Studies Courses at South Dakota Institutions
Approved South Dakota Indian Studies Courses at South Dakota Institutions
AUGUSTANA UNIVERSITY BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY
   NAST 320 Native American Social Systems
   NAST 352 History of Lakota/Dakota
   INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies

DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY DAKOTA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
   INED 211 South Dakota American Indian Culture & Education

   EDU 335 American Indian Education
   EDU 635 American Indian History and Culture
KILIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE MOUNT MARTY COLLEGE
   INED 211 South Dakota Indian Studies

   EDN 360 Indian Studies

NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE
   INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies

   ED 303E Indian Studies for Education

PRESENTATION COLLEGE SISSETON WAHPETON COLLEGE
   HS 313 History and the American Indian

   DKT 279 Teaching the Native American Child

SINTE GLESKA UNIVERSITY SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
   ED 339 Indian Education
  ED. 663 Indigenous World Views
   AIS 211 American Indian Culture and Education

UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA
   EDU 231/533 Native American Studies

   INED 211 SD American Indian Culture and Education
   INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies