Thank you for visiting the SDSSA Web Site (www.sdssa.k12.sd.us).
We hope you find the information useful. We encourage each and every
superintendent to become a member of SDSSA as well as joining AASA. Taking
advantage of what these organizations have to offer is vital to personal and
professional growth. Please feel free to contact those on the SDSSA Executive
Board to share an issue of concern. We work hard to provide assistance to
The school superintendency is a position which is unique by its very nature. It is a position of educational leadership, and one of public trust, which requires knowledgeable individuals of high character, strong conviction, and professional involvement. Educational leadership, originating in a local school district, knows no bounds. Its scope pervades broad areas of human concern including state, national, and world issues. In order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position, it is incumbent upon the practitioners to continuously upgrade their leadership skills, professional knowledge, and management abilities. As a professional society, the South Dakota School Superintendents Association will assist in this effort.
Through the sharing of information, exchange of ideas, and by addressing
the needs and concerns of its members, the Association will assist in
providing a quality education for all
purpose of this association shall be to promote:
improvement of public education,
on public school and professional problems,
and advancement of the professional interests of administrators of public
spirit and growth of its members.