Lakota languages education endorsement. A K-12 Lakota languages education
endorsement requires documentation of the following by a college or university
offering a teacher education program in Lakota studies:
(1) Proficiency in Lakota,
Dakota, or Nakota oral and written language, culture, and history;
(2) At least a
three-semester hour methodology course directly related to teaching Lakota,
Dakota, or Nakota language; and
(3) Recommendation for
Human Relations and South Dakota
Indian Studies are not required for individuals who have only a stand-alone
certificate. Documentation of six credits must be submitted for certificate
renewal. No state test is required or available to validate this endorsement.
25 SDR 13, adopted July 21, 1998, effective September 1, 2000; transferred from
§ 24:16:08:55, 30 SDR 211, effective July 5, 2004; 32 SDR 41, effective
September 11, 2005; 36 SDR 169, effective May 11, 2010.
Authority: SDCL 13-1-12.1, 13-42-3.
Implemented: SDCL 13-42-3, 13-42-4.