FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 2024
Contact: Amelia Joy
Gov. Noem Appoints Justin Zajic to the Board of Education Standards
PIERRE, S.D. – Today, Governor Kristi Noem announced that she will appoint Justin Zajic to serve on the South Dakota Board of Education Standards.
“South Dakota’s educators are building our kids and grandkids into the leaders of tomorrow,” said Governor Noem, “I am confident that Justin will foster the growth of our students as he serves on the Board of Education Standards. I look forward to working with him.”
Justin Zajic holds doctoral degree in PreK-12 Administration from the University of South Dakota and a Master’s Degree in Teaching American History. He also has a Bachelor’s Degree from Southwest Minnesota State University.
“I want to express my gratitude to Governor Noem for appointing me to the South Dakota Board of Education and Standards. It's an honor to be entrusted with a role that plays a crucial part in ensuring quality education across our state,” said Justin Zajic. “I am enthusiastic about the chance to serve as a board member and will take pride in actively contributing to the discussions and decisions that influence the future of education in South Dakota. I respect the governor's confidence in my ability to make a meaningful difference in education, and I am committed to contributing positively in this capacity.”
Zajic is currently the Superintendent at the Chamberlain School District. Prior to this position, he was the principal of the Mitchell Middle School.
A photo of Justin Zajic can be found here.