Rule 20:44:17:04 Criteria for granting continuing education course credit.
20:44:17:04. Criteria for granting continuing education
course credit. The commission may grant continuing education credit for
courses, seminars, conferences, correspondence courses, or similar offerings
that are provided by the commission, a public or private school, organization,
association, person, corporation, society, or similar organization if the
courses meet the following criteria:
(1) The total instruction
time is not less than 50 minutes;
(2) The public or private
school, organization, association, person, corporation, society, or similar
organization certifies the attendance of each license holder at the completion
of the course;
(3) Credit is earned on the
basis of attendance, or in the case of correspondence courses, completion of the
(4) Each course of study
substantially meets the requirements of § 20:44:17:03; and
(5) Instructors, lecturers,
seminar leaders, and others who present a continuing education requirement
course meet at least one of the following qualifications:
(a) A bachelor's, graduate, or postgraduate degree in the field in which the
(b) A valid teaching
credential or certificate from South Dakota or another state authorizing the
holder to teach in the field of instruction being offered;
(c) Five years of
experience in a professional, trade, or technical occupation in the applicable
(d) Any combination of
at least five years of applicable field experience and college education.
The substantial equivalent to these
qualifications is acceptable.
13 SDR 75, 13 SDR 95, effective January 1, 1987; 14 SDR 76, effective November
30, 1987; 20 SDR 222, effective July 6, 1994; transferred from
§ 20:44:13:03, August 12, 1994.
Authority: SDCL 36-16-12.
Implemented: SDCL 36-16-12.
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