South Dakota Indian Education Summit

Nov. 1-3, 2015 - Ramkota Conference Center, Pierre

The 12th annual South Dakota Indian Education Summit is a unique opportunity for tribal, BIE and public schools. It’s a premier venue for professional development, information on the latest trends and proven best practices addressing the needs and challenges of American Indian students. The summit will include keynote speakers, more than 60 specialized sessions, cultural activities and student-led discussions. Topics cover preschool through postsecondary and highlight ways to raise academic achievement and graduation rates. Please join us Nov. 1-3 in Pierre at the Ramkota Conference Center for information and inspiration!

    Summit Keynotes Speakers and Features


    1 hour graduate credit or 1 hour undergraduate credit available
    Continuing Education Units available.


    Online registration now open

Participant Rate:
    $150 full conference
    $100 per day

    After Sept. 15: $200 full conference or $150 per day.

Group Rate: (groups of 11 or more from same school district)
    Full conference only
    $150 per person for first 10 participants
    $130 per person for any additional participants

    Not available after Sept. 15.

    Contact SD Office of Indian Education at (605) 773-8194
    to take advantage of group rate.


     Special IES Rates available at:
        Riverlodge (book by Oct. 1 for special rate)
        Governors Inn (book by Oct. 1 for special rate)


    Limited space is available to vendors.
    $300.00 per table for entire event


    Marta Neuman, Administrative Assistant

    South Dakota Department of Education, Office of Indian Education
    800 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501
    Telephone: (605) 773-8194