24:28:20:19. Therapeutic and support services career pathway endorsement. For an individual who has completed an elementary preparation program, a therapeutic and support services career pathway endorsement requires completion of a two-credit CTE methods course. This endorsement also requires one of the following: passage of the state-designated content test, completion of state-designated coursework, current licensure or certification by a nationally recognized accrediting agency as a health professional practitioner; or 4,000 hours of validated work experience in a related field within the previous five years. Effective July 1, 2019, passage of the state-designated pedagogy test is also required.
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.
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