Chad Richardt

Chad Richardt was selected by his Edmunds Central colleagues as the 2022 District Teacher of the Year.  

Regional and State Teacher of the Year qualities:

  • Have a superior ability to inspire students of ALL backgrounds and abilities to learn;
  • Be an exceptionally skilled and dedicated classroom teacher;
  • Have the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues;
  • Play an active and useful role in the community as well as in the school; and
  • Be poised, articulate, and have the energy to withstand the demanding schedule that would accompany selection as the South Dakota Teacher of the Year.

District Teacher of the Year becomes a nominee for the Regional Teacher of the Year Award. If the District TOY is selected as the Regional TOY, he will become a nominee for the South Dakota TOY. If chosen as the South Dakota TOY, Mr. Richardt then becomes a candidate for the National TOY.

Mr. Richardt possess ALL of these traits!

Congratulations Mr. Richardt!