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If the individual does not hold any type of SD educator certificate, they will complete the online Educator Permit ONLY Initial Application through our website at https://doe.sd.gov/certification/
An outline of the Lakota Language permit is available at https://doe.sd.gov/certification/documents/NA-Language.pdf
An outline of the Eminent Scholar Lakota Language permit is available at https://doe.sd.gov/certification/documents/Eminent-Scholar.pdf
There are two individual forms required to complete an application. The university where the individual completes the required methods course must confirm proficiency and recommend for certification. Both current forms are online at https://doe.sd.gov/certification/#forms under the Educator Permit Forms. Both forms list the individual at each university that is authorized to sign the forms. Let me know if the authorized representative for each have changed for Sisseton Wahpeton College.