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About the Program

The Teaching, Learning and Leadership (TLL) program prepares professional educators including undergraduate majors in Early Childhood Education, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, certification programs in Secondary Teacher Education and M.Ed. programs in Educational Administration and Curriculum and Instruction. The education programs in TLL are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the state of South Dakota. In addition, the Early Childhood Education's Fishback Center for ECE, the university's laboratory school, holds accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).


Assistant Department Head, Assessment Coordinator, Graduate Programs Program Leader and Secondary Education Program Leader

Early Childhood Education Program Leader

Director of Research, Professional Development, and Accreditation - Fishback Center for Early Childhood Education

Coordinator of Fishback Center for Early Childhood Education

Family Resource Network Coordinator

Teacher Certification and Student Teaching Field Placement

Secondary Teacher Education Program Coordinator