Rule 24:15:06:28 K-12 Braille education endorsement.
Braille education endorsement. A K-12 Braille education endorsement requires:
(1) Proficiency in reading
Braille and recommendation for certification by the South Dakota School for the
Blind and Visually Impaired or an equivalent institution serving the visually
(2) Completion of six
semester hours of coursework to include:
(a) Introduction to
teaching students who are blind;
(b) Methodology of
teaching elementary reading; and
(c) Introduction to
educational aids and appliances for students who are blind;
(3) Successful completion
of the Braille proficiency test administered through the Braille and Talking
Book Library/State Penitentiary Transcribers.
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 provided for certificate
25 SDR 13, adopted July 21, 1998, effective September 1, 2000; 27 SDR 32,
effective October 11, 2000; transferred from § 24:16:08:54, 30 SDR 211,
effective July 5, 2004; 32 SDR 41, effective September 11, 2005; 33 SDR 55,
effective October 2, 2006; 36 SDR 169, effective May 11, 2010.
Authority: SDCL 13-1-12.1, 13-42-3.
Implemented: SDCL 13-42-3, 13-42-4.
SD Braille Competency Test, SD
School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the SD Braille and Talking Book
Library. Copies may be obtained from the SD Braille and Talking Book Library,
800 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501.
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