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2023-24 Offerings

Regional Professional Learning Workshops

Regional Fall In-service

  • August 15, 2023
  • Lake Region State College Auditorium
  • 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM keynote with Jim Wichman (In-service information:
  • 1:00 – 4:30 PM keynote with Steve Rizzo (In-service information:
  • Intended audience: Grades PreK-12 classroom teachers, support staff, & administrators

ND Standards-Based Learning

NDSBL School Leadership Series

The NDSBL School Leadership Series features student-centered support through resources that align curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Our facilitator brings valuable experience and insights to the conversations, helping leaders identify initial and next steps within the implementation process.

  • January 10, 2024
  • February 14, 2024
  • March 13, 2024
  • April 10, 2024

9:00-10:00 AM (Grades K-5)

10:00-11:00 AM (Grades 6-12)

Learn more about ND Standards-Based Learning and explore resources to support this work at


ND Science of Reading: Leading for Literacy Impact

In this course, district and school-level instructional leaders will be provided with the scientifically based knowledge and tools needed to close the research-to-practice gap.

NESC workshop:

  • April 8, 2024 – 10:00-11:30 (virtual)
  • April 29, 2024 – 8:30-3:30 (Devils Lake)
  • May 6, 2024 – 8:30-3:30 (Devils Lake)
  • May 13, 2023 – 9:00-10:30 (virtual)

Learn more: 23-24 Leading for Literacy Impact flyer

NESC Contact:


Features of Effective Math Instruction

  • Two-day workshop for K-12 educators
  • Multiple dates/locations available across North Dakota
  • NESC workshop: March 25 & 26, 2024, Devils Lake
  • Learn more: Spring 24 Master FEMI flyer 1.26.24
  • NESC Contact:

Planning for School, Family, & Community Partnerships

Beginning Teacher Workshop

Assessing to Inform

Paraeducator Professional Learning

The Master Teacher online paraeducator professional learning


Elevate Your Impact! Workshop

  • January 15, 2024
  • 8:30-11:30 am or 12:30-3:30 pm, virtual
  • Free!
  • Facilitator: Jess Edwards, NESC School Support Specialist
  • Learn more here!
  • Questions:

Angela Maiers Workshop Series

  • Session One : Creating Remarkable Virtual Learning Experiences
  • Session Two: A Framework for Sustaining the Practice of Mattering in School and Online
  • Session Three: Liberating Genius of Every Student
  • Intended audience: Grades PreK-12 classroom teachers, administrators, and support staff
  • Sessions available on-demand (asynchronous/virtual).
  • Contact for more information.

District/On-site Professional Learning Workshops

The NESC offers customized professional learning for member schools on a variety of topics including school improvement, student engagement, standards based learning, instructional practices and more!

For more information, contact NESC Director of Professional Learning and Operations, Erin Lacina: or 888-701-NESC (6372).