Board Information

Authorization:
State Statute SDCL 13-1-47
Activities:
To address the achievement gap between Native and non-Native students in South Dakota. to promote the highest quality of education for all American Indian children in South Dakota that is based in cultural relevancy and produces positive educational outcomes.
Organization:
Department of Tribal Relations
Composition:
All tribes in South Dakota, South Dakota Board of Education, Bureau of Indian Education, Tribal Education Departments, South Dakota Education Association, South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations, South Dakota Board of Regents, and school districts that possess a significant American Indian population and/or reside in the proximity of a significant tribal population.
Term of Appointment:
Three-year terms

Frequency of Meetings:
The Advisory Council will meet at least four times during the academic school year and once during the summer; other additional meetings will be scheduled as deemed necessary by the Council.

Are Members Allowed to Call into Meetings:
Yes

Contact Info:
South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations, Office of Indian Education 302 E. Dakota Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501 Telephone: (605) 773-3415

Mission Statement: