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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.

January 29 & 30 — Lobby Days (Tuesday Evening and Wednesday)

1/29/2019
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.

January 26 — Plains Members Hosting Bargaining Training

1/26/2019
SDEA Uniserv Directors Loren Paul and Ryan Rolfs will take participants through SDEA’s new bargaining tool kit along with providing other tips and information as teams get ready for bargaining in the fall.

Lobby Days

12/12/2018
SDEA Lobby Day 2019 - Support Our Students

November 12–16 — American Education Week

11/12/2018
November 12–16 marks the National Education Association’s 97th annual celebration of American Education Week.

November 6th – Election Day

11/6/2018
Don’t miss your chance to support public education at the polls. Vote November 6th! Get important voter information here.

October 24 — Black Hills Micro-credential Pilot Project

10/24/2018
We'll facilitate the pilot with Professional Learning Community support, both face-to-face and online.