Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Council for the Accredition of Educator Preparation
South Dakota Department of Education
South Dakota Board of Regents
Council of Chief State School Officers
Council for the Accredition of Educator Preparation Cycle

The School of Education provides leadership in developing and enhancing the professional competencies of candidates who seek to provide educational services. Black Hills State University has the largest teacher education program in the state of South Dakota. The undergraduate degree awarded is the Bachelor of Science in Education. Teacher education at Black Hills State University is focused on experiential learning. Curriculum is designed to be intellectually stimulating and socially challenging while preparing candidates for a productive teaching career. Education faculty are highly trained with experience grounded in public school teaching and administration.