News & Updates
In this Special Edition Issue of United Voices you will read about our statewide recommendations for political positions, the 2015 Teacher of the Year, the 2015 Legislative Agenda, The Fall Conference, and the topic of formative assessment.
Each week we will feature a new video from our members to our new and potential members. Follow the link to watch and enjoy.
In this issue, read about the loss of a mentor, a historic court case, the new NEA President, and a young member who chose to lead. In addition, this issue also includes an interesting perspective on lessons from China.
The ND United’s Fall Conference entitled How to Use Assessment to Inform Classroom Instruction is scheduled Oct. 16-17, 2014 at Mandan Middle School. Credit is pending.
North Dakota United, the state’s largest association of professionals, is dedicated to educating our children and providing vital services to all North Dakotans. Our 11,000 members seek candidates for state and local offices who share our commitment to public education and service.
The ESP Conference will be held on October 3-4 at the Quality Inn in Jamestown. The Social is from 7:30-9:30 on the October 3rd. The conference will be the 4th –registration/breakfast beginning at 8:00 and running until 3:30. This conference will run in conjunction with the Hostile workplace seminar in Jamestown.
Attorney Michael Geiermann, NDU General Counsel, and NDU Staff will discuss North Dakota law around the topic of workforce harassment and bullying and how those issues can be addressed in the worksite. Participants will have the opportunity to talk about specific local issues with Mike and Staff. All employees—teachers, support professionals, state/county/public employees and higher education are welcome!
Students Against Measure 3 is a grassroots, student-driven organization whose purpose is to bring students from across North Dakota together in opposition of Measure 3, which would remove a student member from the Higher Education Board.
The Director of Teaching and Learning is responsible for planning, developing and instituting programs aimed at improving and advancing the skills and knowledge of NDU's members, both teachers and ESP. Other functions include serving on numerous states, NEA and AFT committees, coordinating the student and retired programs, grant writing, researching, serving as lead NDU contact for state and federal teaching and learning issues, and lobbying.