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South Dakota State Library Services

A list of services provided by the South Dakota State Library.

School Library Endorsement

There are a few routes allowing one to serve as an endorsed school librarian in South Dakota:


THROUGH TRADITIONAL ENDORSEMENT

Individuals who hold a teaching degree/certification in South Dakota can add a School Library Science endorsement to their teaching certificate in one of two ways:

1.  via Coursework
 
2.  via Library Media Praxis Test

Additional Resources

THROUGH EDUCATOR PERMIT ONLY

Individuals who do not hold a teaching degree/certificate in South Dakota but who hold a Master's Degree or higher in Library Science may obtain an Educator Permit ONLY to serve as the paid elementary and/or secondary school librarian.


 


Ask a Question

Contact Alissa Adams, School Library Technology Coordinator | 605-295-3152 (direct) | SD State Library