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Theresa Skinner

Theresa Skinner




Phone: (605) 838-8927



My husband, Bryan, and I live in Hartford, SD. We have three children: Maty, Dan, and Jaxon. I have taught MS and HS math in Nebraska, Kansas, and SD.

Teaching Interests:

I am interested in teaching pre-service teachers. In addition, I am interested in coaching, mentoring, and supervising students at various levels in their pre-service programs.

Research Interests:

I have an interest in new teacher induction programs.


  • EdS...Specialist degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, USD, 2014
  • MA, Curriculum and Instruction, Kansas State University, 2000
  • BS, Math Education, USD, 1990

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Digital Accessibility Training, USD CTL
  • SD Teaching Certificate, South Dakota Department of Education
  • Certified CLASS Observer: Secondary, CLASS: Teachstone
  • Certified CLASS Observer; Upper Elementary, CLASS: Teachstone
  • SD Teaching Certificate, SD DOE

Awards and Honors:

  • Nominee for the SOE Teaching Award, SOE, 2020
  • Nomination for Belbas Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, USD, 2018


  • Wange, Andrea L., Kindle, Karen, Pohlson, Amy, Skinner, Theresa. Engaging and Enhancing Teacher Residency in a Rural Context. Presented at the AACTE National Conference, Baltimore, Maryland. (July 2017)