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Mentoring Program: Alternative Certification

Teachers completing alternative certification or the CTE (Career and Technical Education) instructor permit must:

  • Alternative certification for GE (General Education) or TFA (Teach for America)
    • Participate in mentoring program
  • Alternative certification for CTE or CTE Instructor Permit must:
    • Participate in mentoring program AND
    • Obtain transcripted credits to meet certification requirements either through the SD Mentoring Program or through the Mitchell Technical College's mentored internship.

The deadline to register for graduate credit through USD is November 1, 2024.