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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 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.

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.

May 5–11 — Teacher Appreciation Week

5/5/2019
Americans in cities and towns all over the nation are celebrating National Teacher Day on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The celebration is part of National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 5-11, with special events honoring educators happening in every community.

April 12–13 — SDEA 2019 State Student Conference

4/12/2019
The SDEA Student Conference will be held April 12–13 at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD.

2019 SDEA/NEA Election

4/6/2019
SDEA/NEA Candidate Statements for the upcoming 2019 election.

March 2–3 — True Colors Training of Trainers

3/2/2019
SDEA is seeking up to 10 members to become True Colors Certified Facilitators. Join us at the Homewood Suites in Sioux Falls for an action-packed, fun-filled weekend of training which you will be excited to go out and show to others. As your trainer, NEA field organizer Floyd Cox will inspire and entertain you as well as prepare you to be motivated True Colors facilitators.

February 26 & 27 — Lobby Days (Tuesday Evening and Wednesday)

2/26/2019
SDEA is hosting three Lobby Days during the 2019 Legislative Session. Participants will come to Pierre on Tuesday evening for a legislative briefing and training. On Wednesday we will head to the capitol to talk with state legislators about the needs of our students. This year SDEA is asking legislators to Support our Students by making sure our schools have the resources necessary to meet the needs of all students including resources that support students emotional and behavioral needs. Please join us as we work to make sure every student receives a great public education.

Feb 16 & 23 — Watertown Assessment Workshop

2/16/2019
Get the tools and time to write a quality, vetted assessment you can use in your classroom. Earn a graduate credit (through USF--pending) or 15 CEU hours.

February 12 & 13 — Lobby Days (Tuesday Evening and Wednesday)

2/12/2019
SDEA is hosting three Lobby Days during the 2019 Legislative Session. Participants will come to Pierre on Tuesday evening for a legislative briefing and training. On Wednesday we will head to the capitol to talk with state legislators about the needs of our students. This year SDEA is asking legislators to Support our Students by making sure our schools have the resources necessary to meet the needs of all students including resources that support students emotional and behavioral needs. Please join us as we work to make sure every student receives a great public education.