International Student Exchange maintains a strong presence in South Dakota through our Gemstone Regional Office. Over the past ten years, our South Dakota regional staff has enriched the lives of over 380 exchange students and countless American kids and families in communities across the state. Our students have attended more than 89 different public high schools in South Dakota.
Opportunities to get involved throughout the state are available today!
Host an Exchange Student in South Dakota
Join our network of over 353 host families in South Dakota and make a difference in a teenager’s life today. When you host an exchange student, you will:
- Gain a new family member
- Experience a new culture
- Create lifelong friendships
- Make a positive impact
Work with Exchange Students in South Dakota
Become an Area Representative in South Dakota and join over 45 individuals who have made it their mission to bring student exchange to their communities. Our Area Representatives:
- Work with local high schools to secure placements for exchange students
- Recruit local families to host exchange students for 5, 10, or 12-month programs
- Provide supervision and guidance for exchange students throughout their stay
Welcome International Exchange Students To Your High School
There are many benefits of having foreign exchange students in your local high school. They help students and faculty learn new cultures, values and languages.
Here are some of the schools that our students have attended in South Dakota:
Are you interested in having foreign exchange students in your local high school? Click the link below!
HOST A STUDENT
Global friendship starts with local action. Volunteer to host a student today!
JOIN OUR TEAM
Change the world, one family at a time. Apply to become an ISE Area Representative!
Explore a new culture and experience a new way of life. Become an exchange student!