South Dakota Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

The state of South Dakota allows teachers from other states to use verification of out-of-state teaching certification to qualify them for South Dakota teaching certification as long as all requirements are met through the out-of-state certification process. To learn more about the process of certification in South Dakota, explore the South Dakota Department of Education website, or call (605) 773-3134.

The following are member states of the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement who have signed reciprocity agreements with South Dakota.

Alabama Louisiana North Carolina Washington
Arizona Maine North Dakota West Virginia
Arkansas Maryland Ohio Wisconsin
California Michigan Oklahoma Wyoming
Colorado Michigan Oregon  
Delaware Missouri Pennsylvania  
Florida Montana South Carolina  
Georgia Nebraska Tennessee  
Hawaii Nevada Texas  
Idaho New Hampshire Utah  
Illinois New Mexico Vermont  
Kansas New York Virginia  

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