South Dakota State Requirements

South Dakota Teaching Certification Renewal


Below is a summary of how Learners Edge may help your continuing education and South Dakota teacher certification renewal needs. This summary should in no way release individuals from their responsibility of ensuring that the course they take meets their professional needs. We hope it provides assistance in understanding how Learners Edge might help you in the accumulation of clock hours or graduate credit for salary advancement and the South Dakota teaching relicensure process.

See the South Dakota Department of Education website for complete SD teacher relicensure information. 

Certification Renewal


Initial License to 5 Year Certificate:

  1. 6 credits within 5-year span
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To gain the 10 Year Certificate:

  1. Must have completed an advanced degree: master’s, specialist or doctorate
    Learners Edge Partners with Augustana University for M.A. in Education

Renewal Requirements:

  1. 6 credits, minimum of 3 credits must be transcripted
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Message from Learners Edge:

Please note, Learners Edge courses are approved and offered for graduate credit by our regionally accredited and state approved college/university partners. Continuing education graduate credit is intended to fulfill requirements for license renewal/lane change when the student has obtained proper prior approval.