Laura Scheibe is the director of the Division of College, Career, and Student Success for the South Dakota Department of Education.  In this role she serves as the state’s Director for Career and Technical Education, oversees the Job’s for America’s Graduates – SD program, as well as the department’s work on student wellness and supports.  She has been with the department for seven years and previously worked as the Deputy Director in the Office of Accreditation and Accountability.

Before returning to the Midwest, Ms. Scheibe served for more than a decade as a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State, in assignments both overseas and in Washington, D.C.  She and her husband Aaron are raising their two young sons in Pierre.