24:28:12:08.  Employer requirements effective July 1, 2019. A public or department-accredited school employing a CTE alternative teaching certificate applicant shall:


          (1)  Verify the applicant has a valid alternative preliminary certificate;


          (2)  Document that the school attempted but was unable to hire a teacher with a professional or advanced teaching certificate prior to hiring an applicant with an alternative certificate;


          (3)  Offer a state-approved mentoring program;


          (4)  Provide the applicant with information about the South Dakota Code of Professional Ethics for Teachers in chapter 24:08:03;


          (5)  Train the applicant on the school teacher evaluation system; and


          (6)  Recommend the CTE alternative certificate applicant based on documented performance and progress.


          These requirements are effective July 1, 2019.


          Source: 43 SDR 175, effective July 3, 2017.

          General Authority: SDCL 13-1-12.1, 13-42-3.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 13-1-12.1, 13-42-1 to 13-42-4, inclusive, 13-43-5, 13-43-5.1.