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     13-42-1.   Definitions. Terms used in this chapter and §§ 13-43-16 to 13-43-49, inclusive, mean:
             (1)      "Administrator," a superintendent, principal, or other person whose assigned duties require the person to be issued a certificate as an administrator;
             (2)      "Applicant," an individual who has applied for a certificate, either through an initial application or a renewal application;
             (3)      "Certificate," a certificate and endorsements required by the South Dakota Board of Education Standards pursuant to § 13-42-3 for a teacher, administrator, or other educational professional which authorize the certificate holder to work in assigned grades and fields;
             (4)      "Department," the South Dakota Department of Education;
             (5)      "Other educational professional," an instructor, school service specialist, or other person whose duties require the person to be issued a certificate;
             (6)      "Secretary," the secretary of the department;
             (7)      "Teacher," a person whose assigned duties require the person to be issued a certificate as a teacher.

Source: SL 2015, ch 98, § 1; SL 2017, ch 81, § 57.

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