The South Dakota Legislature has enacted a series of strict procedures that a school district must follow to "nonrenew" a "probationary" teacher. Here are 6 tips to make sure this process is done correctly.
1. What is a “probationary” or “non-tenured” teacher?
A “probationary” or “non-tenured” teacher is a teacher who is not in or beyond his fourth consecutive term of employment as a teacher with the school district.