Authorization:
Chapter 13-43 of the South Dakota Codified Laws
Activities:
Establishes a Code of Ethics for the teaching profession and determines alleged violations of the Code of Ethics.
Organization:
Attached to the Department of Education and Cultural Affairs, Division of Education Services and Resources
Composition:
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.

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