Janet Finzen

Janet Finzen

Janet Finzen is a long-time educator who lives in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota. She was a member of the Social Studies Standards Revision Commission.

The South Dakota State Capital, pictured on Nov. 2, 2022.

South Dakota social studies standards are meaningful, challenging, empowering

By: - November 11, 2022

As an experienced classroom educator, I am excited about the potential of South Dakota‚Äôs proposed social studies standards. They provide a framework for students to gain critical knowledge, vocabulary, and understanding in key areas of history, government, geography, and economics. A strong foundation in social studies is necessary to prepare productive citizens for the future. […]