Chapter 13-55 of the South Dakota Codified Laws
The South Dakota critical teaching needs scholarship program shall be administered by the Critical
Teaching Needs Scholarship Board, which is hereby established. The secretary of education shall
routinely collect data from school districts to determine the critical need teaching areas, and the board
shall use this data when selecting eligible critical needs teaching areas. The Board of Regents shall
provide necessary support services to the board.
Board of Regents
The Board shall consist of five members appointed by the Governor for a term of five years, except that
the initial appointments shall be for periods one, two, three, four and five years. A majority of the
board shall be present either personally or by teleconference to constitute a quorum.
Term of Appointment:
Term of five years, except that the initial appointments shall be for periods one, two, three,
four and five years