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July 16–18 – 2023 SDEA Summer Academy

7/16/2023
Sign up today to reserve your spot for SDEA’s Summer Academy July 17th-18th. SDEA members (certified, classified, higher education, and aspiring educators) are invited to make plans to attend a two-day event on the Augustana University campus for learning on leadership, advocacy, organizing, and professional development. Pre-conference will occur Sunday, July 16th.

2023 SDEA/NEA Election

4/21/2023
SDEA/NEA Candidate Statements for the upcoming 2023 election.

March 3–5 – 2023 SDEA Spring Conference

3/3/2023
Join us for this weekend event for learning how educators can use best practices in creating safe and supportive learning environments. Available for grad credit!

January 28 – 2023 SDEA Bargaining Conference CANCELLED

1/28/2023
SDEA is hosting a bargaining conference for teachers to learn how to negotiate better working agreements to make their schools better.

January 15 – 2023 SDEA/NEA Election

1/15/2023
January 15, 2022 is the last day to notify Loren Paul, SDEA/NEA President of your declaration to run for a Board of Director position.

November 14 – 18 — American Education Week 2022

11/18/2022
American Education Week presents all Americans with an opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education.

November 11 – Veterans Day in the Classroom

11/11/2022
On November 11, we honor the wartime service and sacrifice of men and women in the armed forces. Originally proclaimed Armistice Day in 1919 to commemorate the end of World War I, it was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 to include American veterans of all wars. The following lessons, activities, games, and resources will help your students celebrate service men and women past and present.

21-23 — Fall Leadership Conference

10/21/2022
Join us for this weekend event for learning how educators can use best practices in creating safe and supportive learning environments. Available for grad credit!

Plan Your Vote 2022

10/4/2022
The 2022 General Election is Tuesday, November 8 and its outcome will have a direct impact on South Dakota’s public schools and students. From choosing the state leaders who will make the important decisions about the direction of public education to expanding healthcare to thousands of South Dakotans the voice and vote of public educators matter. How can you make a difference? Plan your vote!

18–19 | 2022 Summer Academy

7/18/2022
SDEA members (certified, classified, higher education, and aspiring educators) are invited to make plans to attend a two-day event on the University of Sioux Falls campus. We are proud to feature keynotes from Jack Berckemeyer, a Denver area educator known for his motivating, practical ideas communicating a message of hope, laughter, and insight into education.