PIERRE, SD – South Dakota’s proposed State Plan for the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) is now open for public comment.
Perkins V is the $1.2 billion federal law overseeing funding of career and technical education, (CTE). View the proposed State Plan on the department’s Perkins V webpage. Look for the State Plan Draft for Public Comment link.
Public comment can be submitted in two ways: via email to [email protected] or via regular mail to South Dakota Department of Education, Attention: Laura Scheibe, 800 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501. The deadline to submit public comment on the State Plan is March 5, 5 p.m. CT.
The public comment window for Accountability Indicators related to the State Plan is also open.
Since January 2019, the South Dakota Department of Education has been gathering input and holding targeted school and stakeholder discussions to develop the State Plan