You’ll find our personalized courses will match your teaching needs! All TPAI courses are accredited (HLC / North Central Association of Colleges and Schools) and will help South Dakota teachers with salary advancement.
*Please follow your district’s pre-approval steps/requirements.
The following information is from the South Dakota Department of Education.
Information in this color shows how TPAI courses support South Dakota teachers.
Renewal Options for Professional Teaching Certificate
Option 1: Complete six education-related credits that must include:
Option 2: Participate as a mentee in a state-approved mentor program for at least two of the past five-years (certificate of completion is required).
Option 3: Participate as a mentor in a state-approved mentor program for at least two of the past five-years (certificate of completion is required).
Option 4:Complete national board certification or recertification within the past five-years.
[All TPAI courses are at graduate level.]
For further information, see the South Dakota Department of Education.