PROGRAM MANAGEMENT and PRIMARY FUNDING

South Dakota Department of Education, Office of Accreditation and Teacher Quality
SD DOE/OATQ
The Office of Accreditation and Teacher Quality shall implement education policies of the Legislature and the State Board of Education, while advocating high standards for teacher preparation, staff certification, and school accreditation that ensure all South Dakota students have access to quality programs and teachers.


PROGRAM LEADERSHIP

SD DOE OATQ
Lanette Johnston - Teacher Quality Specialist
Phone: (605) 773-8415

Facilitators
Marléne Rothermel, Education Specialist
Roxie Ahlbrecht, Education Specialist


PROGRAM SUPPORTING PARTNER

Technology & Innovation in Education (TIE)
TIE
Established in 1986 as a regional, non-profit project, Technology and Innovation in Education (TIE) is administered by //Black Hills Special Services Cooperative//, an intermediate educational agency. It is TIE’s mission to serve as a source of professional development that assists and empowers educational communities to respond productively and responsibly in a networked global society. //Staffed// by a team of professionals with expertise in areas such as technology, curriculum, assessment, instruction, evaluation, and professional development, TIE provides leadership and assistance to schools and educators regarding current issues in education. TIE leaders value shared decision-making and embrace the disciplines associated with effective learning organizations.

TIE Supporting Facilitators:
WEAVINGS: Sharla Steever
Technical Support: Sherry Crofut