Courses

This ART 2900 credited course will take Art Teachers on an Educational Art Virtual Tour of Italy. Teachers will then reflect and create an original Italian inspired work of art including an artist statement. This experience will add to professional learning and will improve classroom practice in many ways.


April 1, 2021 to April 1, 2022
Linda Renaud is the primary art instructor for this workshop. Linda, an award winning professional artist, paints in watercolor, watercolor wax batik, acrylic and mixed media. The process of watercolor wax batik will be explained, demonstrated and practiced in this hands-on, intensive workshop.


June 17-19, 2021
Attend Civil and Employment Mediation Training and learn critical mediation skills to work more effectively with conflict at work, in your community, neighborhoods and with small claims and civil cases as a party to conflict as well as a third-party mediator.


January 4-7, 2022
Attend Family Mediation Training and learn critical mediation skills to help people have a healthier divorce and happier children. The ability to engage in difficult conversations on many levels and with productive outcomes is crucial for everyone.


May 10-14, 2021

This class is for teachers and any others who are interested in learning more about Marketplace for Kids and the innovation opportunities it provides for students, particularly students in grades 4, 5, and 6.



January 4, 2021 to May 14, 2021
The annual New Music Reading Clinic presents teachers with the newest, hand-selected Band, Choir, and Elementary Classroom materials. Presenters include well-known composers, writers, and arrangers.


August 3-5, 2021
The GTI course, Basic Electronics is designed as introductory course for a study of basic electronic concepts. Students will learn basic electronic laws, learn to use a multi-meter and learn how to build and test simple electronic circuits.


This course contains no sessions
This book study course will allow teachers to explore the topic of classroom management.


September 1, 2021 to October 1, 2021
This course provides updates for past instructors of Commercial Embroidery as well as providing initial training for new instructors.


May 5-6, 2021
This text "provides in-depth guidance for implementing a proven approach to classroom management that can help students make better choices and teachers be more effective.


October 1, 2021 to December 1, 2021
This course seeks to assist teachers in thinking critically about how they can "produce intellectual challenge and powerful learning for all students? through implementing discussion-based classroom practices.


June 1, 2021 to July 1, 2021
This book study course seeks to aid teachers in examining, exploring, implementing, and classroom practices and strategies that disrupt the adverse effects of poverty on students and reflecting on classroom practices and strategies that disrupt the adverse effects of poverty on their lives in the classroom.


August 1, 2021 to December 1, 2021
This book study seeks to aid teachers in using feedback effectively in their practice. This text provides general guidelines for good feedback and addresses what kinds of feedback work best in different content areas.


June 1, 2021 to August 1, 2021

This learning event is aimed to provide for basic skills for paraprofessionals or teachers where a teacher of the visually impaired is not available.



October 1, 2020 to January 29, 2021
The GTI course, An Introduction to Mastercam Art is designed for users of Mastercam Art, and machining with CNC routers. The course covers how to generate 3 dimensional surfaces with Mastercam Art and the process for machining those surfaces with a CNC router.


June 15-16, 2021
This book study course targets one of the hardest parts of being a teacher: classroom management. This text helps teachers answer the question "how do I avoid ineffective classroom management practices?"


Thursday, July 1, 2021
Join us in Bottineau for an opportunity to experience current Forest management and forest resource issues of North Dakota.


June 1-10, 2021
Practical application of carbon science will be presented with respect to North Dakota agricultural and economic sustainability.


July 12-16, 2021
The process of watercolor wax batik will be explained, demonstrated and practiced in this hands-on, intensive workshop.


This course contains no sessions
The institute provides experiential learning and resources for curriculum planning and development and how to help foster environmental responsibility of natural resources in stewards of all ages.


August 3-5, 2021
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 1-17, 2021
The North Dakota Council of Teachers of English conference professional development credit will focus on discussion and presentations in reading and writing from authors H.D. Hunter and Darcy Bakkegard.


July 29-30, 2021
Provide school safety professional development training to K-12 and higher education educators, administrators and counselors, law enforcement and campus security officers, child and adolescent behavioral health and juvenile justice professionals, emergency managers and other emergency first responders.


June 22-24, 2021

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 21-24, 2021

The mission of the ND Roughrider Health Promotion Conference 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.



June 1-4, 2021
This workshop provides an opportunity for teachers to apply scientific concepts to land management and wildlife habitats in grazed grassland ecosystems at a working ranch.


Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Using the new North Dakota Studies high school curriculum, teachers will learn how inquiry design models (IDMs) can be used to invigorate their classrooms through inquiry teaching and learning.


July 26-29, 2021
This course in conjunction with the Education and Standards Practices Board provides first year North Dakota teachers mentorship with a veteran educator. Teachers in this course will be provided support and feedback in their growth as a professional educator.


This course contains no sessions
This book study course seeks to aid participants in critically examining and strengthening their use of discussion as a teaching and learning tool in the classroom.


July 1, 2021 to August 1, 2021

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.



This course contains no sessions
This book study course will assist general education teachers in identifying their specific role and responsibilities in supporting students with disabilities and special needs.


September 1, 2021 to October 1, 2021
This book study seeks to support teachers that may be feeling overwhelmed, underappreciated, fatigued, worn out or burned out from the teaching profession.


Tuesday, June 1, 2021
The Nurtured Heart Approach is being successfully implemented through families, classrooms, foster care, health care professionals, social workers and criminal justice organizations that are seeking successful, early intervention techniques.


April 1, 2021 to April 1, 2023
This book study course introduces educators to six different strategies that can be integrated into the U.S. History classroom.


June 1, 2021 to August 1, 2021

Participants will learn that the schwa is more common than we realize. Through the study of our six syllable types, we will focus on the accented syllable and the unaccented syllable.



May 14-15, 2021
May 21-22, 2021