Board Information

Authorization:
SDCL 1-45-39, http://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes/Codified_Laws/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=1-45-39
Activities:
The board shall review teacher compensation, including comparable wage indexes, in surrounding states at the completion of every three school years. The board will report its findings to the Governor and the Legislature no later than September 30, 2018, and by September thirtieth in every third year thereafter.
Organization:
Department of Education
Composition:
(1) Three members of the South Dakota Senate appointed by the president pro tempore of the Senate, no more than two of whom may be from the same political party; (2) Three members of the South Dakota House of Representatives appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives, no more than two of whom may be from the same political party; and (3) Three members appointed by the Governor.
Term of Appointment:
The members shall serve a term of three years.

Frequency of Meetings:
Once every three years

Are Members Allowed to Call into Meetings:
Yes

Contact Info:

Mission Statement:
S.D. Department of Education, 800 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501 - (605) 773-3134