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State Education Agency (State DOE)

South Dakota Department of Education
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Phone: (605) 773-5669
Fax: (605) 773-6139
TTY: (605) 773-6302
Email: [email protected] or deb.barnet[email protected]
Website: http://doe.sd.gov/


State Child Care Licensing Office

Division of Child Care Services (South Dakota)
State Department of Social Services
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Phone: (605) 773-4766
Toll-Free: (800) 227-3020
Toll-Free Restrictions: SD residents only
Fax: (605) 773-7294
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: http://dss.sd.gov/childcare/licensing/


State Director of Special Education

Special Education Programs (South Dakota)
State Department of Education
Office of Educational Services and Support
Kneip Building, 700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Phone: (605) 773-3678
Fax: (605) 773-3782
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://doe.sd.gov/oess/specialed/index.asp


State Grant Agency

Office of Finance and Management (South Dakota)
State Department of Education
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: (605) 773-3248
Fax: (605) 773-6139
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://doe.sd.gov/


Teacher Salary Survey 2007

South Dakota ranked 50th in the nation for its average teacher salary in 200607, according to the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) Survey and Analysis of Teacher Salary Trends 2007.

The average teacher salary in South Dakota for the 2006-07 school year was $35,378-a two percent increase from the previous year. South Dakota was ranked 47th in the nation for beginning teacher salaries, at $26,988.

Traditional public school teacher salaries for other states in the Plains Region ranked as follows: Kansas was ranked 37th in the nation, at $43,318; Iowa was 38th, at $42,922; Nebraska was 43rd, at $42,044; Missouri was 46th, at $40,384; and North Dakota was 48th, at $38,586.

California had the highest average teacher salary, at $63,640.


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