Among the ancient nations where we have any record, we find that they enslaved other humans, and some of the greatest material works of antiquity were accomplished by those enslaved. In Assyria, sculptures were discovered in the early 20th century that show great masses of enslaved people - the conquest of war - engaged in dragging colossal monuments into position.


Saturday, April 1, 2023
During America's colonial period, African American accomplishments and culture were undoubtedly part of the vast maritime history.


April 1, 2023 to March 1, 2024
This self paced three credit graduate level professional development course through UND will take teachers on an Educational Art Virtual Tour of Italy. This course includes a book study, reflection, project, and artist statement. Virtual tours will inspire teachers to create an original Italian inspired work of art. The experience will add to professional learning and will improve classroom practice. Warning, this class will inspire you to visit Italy!


October 1, 2022 to October 1, 2024
This workshop will consist of a review of accreditation standards, team building skills and the process of reviewing evidence and making recommendations in conducting and serving as a member of an accreditation review team.


February 1, 2024 to May 1, 2024
This seminar will provide the participant with a broader understanding of the lignite coal industry and the important role it plays in providing electricity to consumers, farmers and businesses in North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota and Montana.


June 10-13, 2024
The Teacher Education Seminar expands participating teachers' knowledge of the North Dakota oil and gas industry, from its prehistoric beginnings to the final product. The seminar covers various aspects of the industry including history, geology, physics, engineering, production issues, refining and marketing, employment needs, and the impact of oil tax on state tax revenues, policy decisions and the state's budget surplus.


June 24-27, 2024
The mission of the ND Roughrider Health Promotion Conference is to promote healthy lifestyle concepts to North Dakota students, school personnel, and community members in order to share, learn, and to develop plans of action for healthy schools and communities.


May 28-31, 2024
This course is designed for educators and school mental health staff who are interested in developing skills to target positive identify development in Indigenous youth.


July 1, 2021 to July 1, 2024
This course provides students with a cultural anthropological overview of the Southeastern United States Lowcountry during the years of the enslavement of African peoples in what was known as the Rice Kingdom. The specific crop of Rice is explored as well as all the ways the cultivation of this crop influenced the multiplicity of socio-economic factors present on the plantations and in the Lowcountry, the United States, and the World.


Saturday, April 1, 2023
Participants will explore innovative ideas and strategies for enhancing their art curriculum. They will learn practical techniques for building an art club, addressing sensitive topics, managing behaviors, and developing lesson plans that align with contemporary educational standards and engage students effectively.


October 1, 2023 to March 1, 2024
This course provides updates for past instructors of 3C Printing as well as providing initial training for new instructors on how to design a simple part and print it on a 3D Printer. All students will receive a course manual containing all course content and will use SolidWorks software and an Uprint 3D printer to complete the hands-on requirements of the course.


This offering is currently unavailable for registration.
This course has been developed to bring systematic and explicit understanding for the 'why' we teach it and 'how' we teach it methods of learning. With a focus on phonemes (sounds), blends and digraphs, children can understand the difference between a sound and a spelling.


March 1, 2024 to June 1, 2025
Understanding the six syllable types using practice, repetition, and game playing to establish a habit of doing so. In short, so it becomes automatic. Being aware of the six syllable types and having an understanding of how they are applied helps one be a better reader and speller.


March 1, 2024 to March 1, 2025
There are two graded assignments for the two days. These assignments are provided by the speaker and frequently consist of case studies or specific topics related to the presentation. The time allotment for the assignments is 2-3 hours over the days and is beyond the time spent at the conference in meetings.


April 18-19, 2024
The 2024 Law and Order Conference is bringing together leading special education attorneys and educators to offer evidence-based best practices, case law, and compliance guidance to optimize the provision of services to students with disabilities. We are dedicated to promoting the dissemination of knowledge and best practices in the field of special education, and is committed to ensuring that students with disabilities receive the highest level of support possible.


This offering is currently unavailable for registration.
Cognia is proud to partner with NDCEL and NDDPI to provide this professional learning program for North Dakota leaders. This professional learning for leaders is designed to support a variety of administrative leader roles within schools and systems.


January 8, 2024 to May 6, 2024
"History and Healing: From Assimilation to Reclamation at Fort Totten Boarding School" will take place at Fort Totten State Historic Site, which served as a Native American Boarding School run by the federal government between 1891 and 1939.


July 24-27, 2024
Welcome to North Dakota Envirothon is a 2 credit professional development course for high school teachers predominantly in the science field. Our target audience is current and potential North Dakota Envirothon advisors. The North Dakota Envirothon is a natural resource competition for high school students.


June 11-13, 2024
Project WET facilitators are trained and certified K-12 formal and non-formal educators that promote, organize, develop and conduct Project WET educational programs and opportunities. All attending individuals will be assigned an out-of-class Project WET which will require you to complete a pre workshop module.


February 23-25, 2024
This self paced 1 credit graduate level professional development course through UND will take teachers on an Educational Artist Series. This course includes instructional videos, reflection & project. Artist Series Volume One features three artists discussing the topics of illustration & literacy, equity & inclusion, and care for ourselves.


August 1, 2023 to August 1, 2024
The purpose of the clinic is to provide football coaches at the 9-man level from ND, SD, and MN an opportunity to learn and interact from successful coaches and the coaching staff at the University of North Dakota. Our format will include speakers on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6.


April 5-6, 2024
This course delves into vowel teams and r-controlled syllable types and the various sounds they can produce, which is valuable knowledge for educators, teachers, and parents. It features six humorous sentences to illustrate the distinct sounds produced by the vowel team sounds /ae/, /ee/, /ie/, and /oe/, each having a single vowel sound.


March 1, 2024 to March 1, 2025
Learning spelling rules and developing practical ways to incorporate them into any existing curriculum is an ideal concept. This class offers ways of doing this. Using 'catchy' sentences will help reinforce the skills and spelling rules being learned.


March 1, 2024 to March 1, 2025
Whether you chunk words into syllables or morphemes there is a difference. Being able to recognize smaller meaningful units (morphemes) helps a student apply word analysis strategies and prior knowledge to help with comprehension. Prefixes, suffixes and root words will be used to better understand the difference between a syllable and a morpheme.


March 1, 2024 to March 1, 2025
The Nurtured Heart Approach is a 6-week, 9-hour class for parents, teachers, counselors, social workers and caregivers of children of all ages. Class time is spent viewing slides and videos on the methods of the Approach, discussing these methods in large and small groups, and discussing the required reading from the book Transforming the Intense Child Workbook.


June 1, 2023 to June 1, 2024
Participants will study and learn four sentences to clarify the use of the schwa within multi-syllable words. Using the make-and-take hands-on games and activities, participants will engage in interactive learning.


March 1, 2024 to March 1, 2025