News & Updates
The 2014 North Dakota United Delegate Assembly will be held at the Seven Seas in Mandan on Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Celebration of Excellence, which was usually held during the NDEA Instructional Conference, will be on April 11, 2014, at the Seven Seas from 7-9 p.m. Information on how to register as a delegate for the NDU Delegate Assembly has been sent to local association presidents.
On February 24, North Dakota United (NDU) President Nick Archuleta jumped in his ‘Cat Mobile’ along with the Cat in the Hat (Pam Kjonas and the author) and traveled 1,717 miles across the state of North Dakota celebrating ‘Read Across North Dakota.’
North Dakota United will present a series of WebEx trainings for local associations designed to help them better meet the fiduciary requirements of a local.
The North Dakota Republicans and Democrats are holding their state conventions the end of March and the first part of April. North Dakota United will provide $50 a day stipend for members attending either one of the Conventions. Please inform Stuart.Savelkoul@ndunited.org if you are planning on attending and need to be reimbursed.
As part of the Robert G. Porter Scholars Program, the AFT offers $8,000 scholarships to four high-achieving high school seniors who are the dependents of AFT members. And 10 grants of $1,000 each are available to AFT members from all divisions who seek to implement ideas for their union about the role union members can play in collectively reclaiming the promise.
With the establishment of North Dakota United, the deductibility of dues for federal tax purposes has changed. The following information is being provided to assist members in various membership categories. Most members will be in two categories for the tax year 2013.
North Dakota United would like to share with everyone in attendance at our first NDU Higher Education Conference, and all our members, the PowerPoint presentations of our presenters. We will be sharing a lot of information on the administrative plans for the N.D. University System, vertical alignment, legislative issues, adjunct faculty and legal issues. We hope this information will be useful for anyone in attendance.