Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 13-42-1

  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
Terms used in this chapter and §§ 13-43-16 to 13-43-49, inclusive, mean:
             (1)      “Administrator,” a superintendent, principal, or other person whose assigned duties require the person to be issued a certificate as an administrator;
             (2)      “Applicant,” an individual who has applied for a certificate, either through an initial application or a renewal application;
             (3)      “Certificate,” a certificate and endorsements required by the South Dakota Board of Education Standards pursuant to § 13-42-3 for a teacher, administrator, or other educational professional which authorize the certificate holder to work in assigned grades and fields;
             (4)      “Department,” the South Dakota Department of Education;
             (5)      “Other educational professional,” an instructor, school service specialist, or other person whose duties require the person to be issued a certificate;
             (6)      “Secretary,” the secretary of the department;
             (7)      “Teacher,” a person whose assigned duties require the person to be issued a certificate as a teacher.