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The need to know news, opinions and announcements for South Dakota's educators
SDEA tells the stories of the educators making our public schools work. Learn more about our activism on key issues facing our members, and hear what those members have to say about the current events that affect them.

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I wanted a seat at the table to help shape policy that affected my students, my classroom, my school district, and my community. SDEA provided me the opportunity to come to that metaphorical table.
Quote by: Kerry Konda, High School Speech and Debate Teacher

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The South Dakota Education Association (SDEA) is a professional organization working hard for educators, so they can continue to work hard for our kids. SDEA members provide a wide range of professional education services in communities throughout the state.