State Alignment

South Dakota

To renew a Professional Teaching Certificate, educators must complete six education-related credits with a minimum of three transcript credits.

2019 renewal applications should be submitted BEGINNING January 1, 2019. Five-year certificates are valid from the date of issuance through June 30 of the fifth year following the year of issuance.

Renewal Requirements for Teachers

Each (1) graduate credit also equals 15 clock hours.

For more information, visit the South Dakota Department of Education website.