News & Updates
Sign the petition to join North Dakota United in showing our support for the North Dakota State Standards (Common Core) and for keeping the responsibility of setting public education policy for our state in the hands of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and out of the state Legislature.
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp joined President Nick Archuleta and educators from across North Dakota for a roundtable discussion about the challenges our schools face and how we can work together to make sure North Dakota students receive a top-notch and comprehensive education.
NDU Assistant Executive Director Stuart Savelkoul brings you the week's highlights from the North Dakota Legislature. Read all about the latest bills and actions that matter most to you, as a member of North Dakota United, and learn what you can do to help us to protect the rights of public educators and employees.
Elections will be held for twelve slots on the North Dakota United (NDU) Board of Directors and 14 delegates to the NEA RA in Orlando, FL (AFT does not hold a National Convention in 2015.) next summer during the NDU Delegate Assembly April 18, 2015, at the Bismarck State College Energy Center.
North Dakota United President Nick Archuleta previews everything to expect in This Week at the N.D. Legislature. Read all about the bills that matter to members of NDU, and what action we expect to take in response.
The first-of-its-kind North Dakota United (NDU) All-Member Advocacy Conference will be held March 27-28, 2015, at the Bismarck Ramkota Hotel. NDU members from every constituency -- K-12 teachers, ESP and PSRP, higher education faculty and staff, public employees, students and retirees -- are invited to join together in Bismarck, and learn more about their profession, leadership responsibilities and how they can become more active in their association.
E-mail is a big part of your life, most likely. You have a work e-mail address given to you on your first day. As we are a large union of public employees and educators from all across the state and in multiple different worksites and sectors, the e-mail domains for members’ addresses are varied, from nd.gov addresses to SendIt, to multiple school district domains such as willistonschools.org or the domains for each university, such as minotstateu.edu. You have a work e-mail address, in all likelihood, is what I’m trying to say.
In the January 2015 issue of United Voices, the official magazine of North Dakota United, we provide a preview of the North Dakota Legislative Assembly, which kicked off earlier this week. NDU members will receive this issue in their mailboxes soon, but read it now by clicking here.
For this issue of the Public Record Q&A feature, we sat down with freshman legislators Kyle Davison and Pamela Anderson in Fargo, to get a preview of what NDU members can expect to see in the Legislature from these two rising stars in their parties and in their public service to the state of North Dakota.
It’s time to gear up for the 2015 North Dakota United Delegate Assembly. The Assembly is schedule for April 18, 2015, at the Bismarck State College National Energy Center for Excellence. This is a very important Delegate Assembly. Not only will the business of the NDU be decided, but also 12 slots will be voted on by their constituencies or region for the ND United Board of Directors along with 14 delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly in Orlando, FL. July 1 through July 6, 2015.
North Dakota United President Nick Archuleta gives very high marks to Governor Jack Dalrymple’s 2015 Executive Budget.
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!
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.