Chapter 13-43 of the South Dakota Codified Laws
Establishes a Code of Ethics for the teaching profession and determines alleged violations of the Code
Attached to the Department of Education and Cultural Affairs, Division of Education Services and
Seven members appointed by the Governor:
1. Six full-time teachers, at least four of whom shall be classroom teachers.
None may be administrators;
2. One representative from the general public who is not a teacher nor school board
member and who is a parent of a pupil attending an approved twelve-year program.
Term of Appointment:
Three year terms expiring December 31. Not more than two consecutive terms. No more than
three members may expire in any one year.