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It's election year which means it is a great time to get to know your candidates and the issues…and to influence them. Let them know how you feel about counseling in South Dakota and that you are there for them if they have any questions.

Save the Date!

Day on the Hill is February 2, 2018

You can go to http://legis.sd.gov/ for information regarding the SD Legislature. While there you can:

  • Find out who represents you and how to be in contact with them.
  • Search for a bill by key words, title or number.
  • Sign up for “My LRC” which will track a bill of interest to you and notify you of hearings, votes, and changes made to the bill.

A reminder for those in the schools that SD Codified Law 13-10-17 will go into effect on July 1, 2016.

“If a school district employs a school counselor, on either a full-time or part-time basis, or contracts for the services of a school counselor through an educational cooperative or other entity, that school counselor shall be certified in accordance with the standards established by the South Dakota Board of Education pursuant to § 13-1-12.1.”

Source: SL 2011, ch 88, § 1, eff. July 1, 2016.

Please feel free to contact your Government Relations Committee with questions or concerns.