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Professional Development

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North Dakota United is dedicated to providing researched-based, member-driven, relevant, high quality programs to advance skills, while providing a network for shared communication and leadership opportunities.

 

Thanks to the Great Public Schools grant from the National Education Association, all professional development courses are discounted for North Dakota United members through June 1, 2019.

 

Click here for the Fall 2018 PD Course Catalog

Click here to view upcoming PD courses

 

Professional Development Core Beliefs

  • Professional development should deepen and broaden knowledge of content.
  • Professional development should provide knowledge about the teaching and learning processes.
  • Professional development should be rooted in and reflect the best available research.
  • Professional development should contribute to measurable improvement in student achievement.
  • Professional development should be intellectually engaging and address the complexity of teaching.
  • Professional development should be designed by teachers in cooperation with experts in the field.
  • Professional development should take a variety of forms.
  • Professional development should provide support to members to improve the institutions in which they work.
  • Professional development should enable us to better work with communities and the students of North Dakota.