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December 13 — Horace Mann’s $10,000 Fall into Funding Sweepstake Deadline

12/13/2019
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 21, 2019) – Horace Mann welcomes educators back to school this fall with its 2019 Fall into Funding sweepstakes. The company, which helps educators achieve their financial goals, will donate $10,000 in DonorsChoose.org funding from September through December. DonorsChoose.org provides a way for teachers to post classroom project requests allowing donors to identify and choose projects to support.

November 18-22 — American Education Week

11/18/2019
American Education Week—November 18-22, 2019—will present all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education.

October 9–11 — 20th Annual Systems Change Conference

10/9/2019
Featuring the South Dakota Teacher of the Year Banquet.

September 22–24 — South Dakota Indian Education Summit

9/22/2019
The South Dakota Indian Education Summit targets South Dakota PK-16 educators of all content areas, as well as administrators and school board members. The goal of the summit is to provide training on best practices in the field of Indian education, for educators of both majority and minority American Indian student populations.

July 25 — New Ed Campaign Training (Rapid City)

7/25/2019
The New Educator Campaign is the foundation of SDEA/NEA’s year-round organizing effort. Each one of the three regional trainings will connect you with the tools and materials to grow and strengthen your local and Association. Together, we can recruit and engage the newest generation of educators!

July 23 — New Ed Campaign Training (Sioux Falls)

7/23/2019
The New Educator Campaign is the foundation of SDEA/NEA’s year-round organizing effort. Each one of the three regional trainings will connect you with the tools and materials to grow and strengthen your local and Association. Together, we can recruit and engage the newest generation of educators!

July 22 — New Ed Campaign Training (Watertown)

7/22/2019
The New Educator Campaign is the foundation of SDEA/NEA’s year-round organizing effort. Each one of the three regional trainings will connect you with the tools and materials to grow and strengthen your local and Association. Together, we can recruit and engage the newest generation of educators!

July 22–24 — Jump Start! Training

7/22/2019
SDEA is offering those in becoming a National Board-Certified Teacher the opportunity to participate in Jump Start. The two-day training will be July 22–24 at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Oacoma.

July 5 — Strong Public Schools Presidential Forum

7/5/2019
On Friday, many of the 2020 presidential candidates will be answering questions directly from educators at the Strong Public Schools Presidential Forum.

JUNE 19–21 — Sparks

6/19/2019
Sparks is a retreat for early career educator (ECE) members. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with Association leaders, network with other ECE members, experience fun and fellowship, and receive FREE professional development led by ECE colleagues.