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PowerSchool Training

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Is your school district currently using PowerScheduler to schedule students and teachers, or is your district considering it? Prepare to Schedule workshops are for schools who use PowerScheduler to assist in setting up their schedule for the next school year. In this workshop a scenario will be created, new courses added, teachers and students activated for scheduling and registration screens will be created or transitioned from the previous year into the new scheduling year...


EduSTEM Expeditions Hands-On Technology Workshops -- Spring 2023

EduSTEM Expeditions is a series of regional trainings for instructors focused on integrating STEM-related resources, technologies, and the engineering process into PK-12 daily curriculum; activities include, but are not limited to, micro:bits, 3D printing/3D design, block-based and Python coding, Spheros, and virtual reality career exploration...


​Bring CS and CyberSecurity into ANY K-12 Classroom!

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EduTech is offering asynchronous courses for North Dakota educators using the CYBER.ORG curriculum. Courses start on the first day of the month and finish by the end of the month. Each course is worth eight hours towards professional development credit (15 hours = 1 credit)...


North Dakota Computer Science Teachers Association Organizational Online Meeting

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All teachers in North Dakota will have the ability to join the CSTA to be part of a community and share resources to help promote teaching computer science and cybersecurity in North Dakota. This organizational meeting will give teachers the opportunity to join the organization and to help get the North Dakota chapter of the CSTA up and running...


NDSA Preparedness Training 2023

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This spring, the NDSA testing window is from March 13 to May 4, 2022.

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) and NDIT-EduTech are working together to provide updated information, training, and support to schools for administering the North Dakota State Assessment...


NDIT-EduTech offices will be closed for the New Year's holiday on Monday, January 2nd.

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NDIT-EduTech offices will be closed for the New Year's holiday on Monday, January 2nd. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. Central time on Tuesday, January 3rd...


NDIT-EduTech offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday on Monday, December 26th. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. Central time on Tuesday, December 27th.

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NDIT-EduTech offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday on Monday, December 26th. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. Central time on Tuesday, December 27th...


Cisco Networking Academy Courses Available

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Governor Doug Burgum announced an expanded partnership with the Cisco Networking Academy skills-to-job program called Skills for All that will be available to all residents in North Dakota. ND is the first state in the nation to provide these courses statewide at no cost to all residents...


Esri ArcGIS Online School Competition 2023 to schools in ND

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NDIT-EduTech and Gateway to Science are excited to bring the Esri ArcGIS Online School Competition 2023 to schools in ND! The competition is open to any students in grades 4-12 (competing as individuals or a team of two), with middle school (gr. 4-8) and high school (gr. 9-12) divisions...


2023 ND K12 Technology Showcase — March 8th, 2023

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EduTech invites you to showcase your classroom technology in the 2023 ND “K12 Technology Showcase” on March 8th, 2023 at the North Dakota State Capitol. This will be the 68th Legislative Assembly...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed Thursday, November 24th, in observance of Thanksgiving Day

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NDIT-EduTech will be closed Thursday, November 24th, in observance of Thanksgiving Day. We will reopen on Friday, November 25th, at 8:00 a.m. Central time...


Let’s get coding, North Dakota!

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Now, more than ever, the value of technology in education is essential for our students. Computer Science Education Week - December 5 – 9, 2022...


Transport your students to places that helped shape our nation’s past presidents’ lives!

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The Presidential Primary Sources Project is back! Starting January 17, 2023, classrooms are able to connect with experts about the places that were important to our past United States Presidents...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed Friday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day

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We will reopen on Monday, November 14th, at 8:00 a.m. Central time.

Network and server issues, only, may be reported to the NDIT Service Desk at 877.328.4470.


Spring 2023 Code.org CS Fundamentals Introduction & Deep Dive Workshops

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The Code.org CS Fundamentals Deep Dive virtual workshop will provide teachers the details, philosophy values, and rationale behind who their CS Fundamental course is structured...


Registration opens for High School ND Cyber Madness tournament

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The State of North Dakota Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley announced the upcoming second annual North Dakota Cyber Madness High School tournament...


PSUG – Save the Date – November 15th & 16th

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It’s that time of year again. PowerSchool Users Group Conference Time!

When:  Tuesday, November 15 and Wednesday, November 16...


CyberStart America

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Get free access to CyberStart, an immersive cybersecurity training game for high school students, with over 200 fun-to-play challenges. Perfect for beginners...


Minecraft Pathway Workshops

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Explore a world of possibility that inspires meaningful, inclusive learning through play. Join us in one of these workshops to explore the new Minecraft education edition pathway and see how Minecraft can enhance learning through play in your k-12 classroom...


E-Rate 470 Workdays

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All E-Rate program administrators are encouraged to attend. The session will highlight 2023-2024 program rule changes, as well as products and services eligible for discounts...


School Districts in ND Can Sign Up to Access ClassLink at NO Cost

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School districts in ND can sign up to access ClassLink at no cost thanks to a state-wide partnership...


EES (Enrollment for Education Solutions) Licenses

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The State of ND is now purchasing EES (Enrollment for Education Solutions) Licenses on behalf of ND K12 schools and educational organizations...


Middle School ND Cyber Madness Tournament

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Save the Date! The Middle School ND Cyber Madness Tournament will be held on October 28th (Virtual Play-In Rounds) and In-Person Finals on November 18th in Grand Forks and Minot!

 


ATTN: women, genderqueer, and non-binary technologists in grades 9-12!

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You are the future of tech! Join a network of more than 22,000 women, genderqueer, and non-binary technologists...


Free Weekly Ask Me Video Calls

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Ask ME is a career exploration connection made possible by North Dakota career experts at no cost to educators and students. The Ask ME learning environment provides an opportunity for all students to learn about and ask questions from an industry-specific career expert through a virtual environment...


Latest Microsoft Features

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Stay up to date on the latest technology trends has never been more critical. To provide some just-in-time learning this month, NDIT-EduTech shares a few new Microsoft features we hope you find useful...


CYBER.ORG – Elementary CyberTeacher Workshop

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Professional development for elementary teachers:

Technology idTeachers will explore the CYBER.ORG Science Plus Curriculum. Science Plus is a phenomenon-based, hands-on science curriculum. The modules are designed for student to learn the engineering design process to understand concepts and solutions...


Burgum Announces Expansion of Cisco Networking Academy to Offer Skills Training to all North Dakotans

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Gov. Doug Burgum today announced an expanded partnership with the Cisco Networking Academy skills-to-job program called Skills for All that will be available to all residents in North Dakota. North Dakota is the first state in the nation to provide these courses statewide at no cost to all residents...


Code.org CS Fundamentals Introduction and Deep Dive Workshops

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The Code.org CS Fundamentals Introduction workshop will provide teachers a hands-on experience with the K-5 computer science curriculum provided by Code.org. Teachers will take a foundational look at various lessons and participate in student lessons. We will discover ways to bring coding to various subject areas in the classroom. This workshop will be FREE to teachers who wish to attend...


EduSTEM Expeditions

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EduSTEM Expeditions is a series of regional trainings for instructors focused on integrating STEM-related resources, technologies, and the engineering process into PK-12 daily curriculum; activities include, but are not limited to, micro:bits, 3D printing/3D design, block-based and Python coding, Spheros, and virtual reality career exploration...


CareerViewXR Educator Informational Sessions – July 1st

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On July 1, in Fargo, Be More Colorful is hosting a training event in collaboration with EduTech to provide CareerViewXR educator informational sessions at 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m., and 1:30 p.m CST. These sessions...


Strategic CSforALL Resource & Implementation Planning Tool Workshops Coming Fall of 2022

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Recently EduTech staff obtained certified facilitator status for SCRIPT training under CSforALL. CSforAll’s mission is to make high-quality computer science an integral part of the educational experience of all K-12 students and teachers and to support student pathways to college and career success. SCRIPT stands for Strategic CSforALL Resource & Implementation Planning Tool...


Access Free Girls Who Code Curriculum for Your Summer Programs!

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Looking to incorporate STEM into your programs this summer? You’re in luck! Girls Who Code designed the perfect summer coding curriculum so you don’t have to...


PowerSchool Training

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New Admin – On Site – Full Day

Do you have any new administrators, administrative assistants, or counselors in any of your buildings this year? If they are using PowerSchool, it is important they participate in the training needed to be successful in the operation of PowerSchool.


Access Free Girls Who Code Curriculum for Your Summer Programs!

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Looking to incorporate STEM into your programs this summer? You’re in luck! Girls Who Code designed the perfect summer coding curriculum so you don’t have to. And, given our special partnership with Girls Who Code, Clubs affiliated with EduTech will also be able to receive even more tailored support...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed Monday, May 31, to observe Memorial Day

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NDIT-EduTech will be closed Monday, May 31, to observe Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, June 1, at 8:00 a.m. Central time. Network and server issues, only, may be reported to the NDIT Service Desk at...


CyberStart America is Now Closed

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CyberStart America has concluded for the 2021-2022 school year. We hope your...


Student Information Systems Team Lead Position Open – Application deadline is May 29th!

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Help change the world and improve the lives of North Dakota citizens by providing customized professional development to K-12 educators, administrators and state agencies that utilize the PowerSchool application...


Register Today! IgniteND is June 6-8, 2022

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IgniteND is June 6-8, 2022 at Bismarck State College There are a few spots...


Microsoft Education Center will be decommissioned May 1st. 

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Customers must connect their MEC account to Microsoft Learn Educator...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed on Friday, April 15, for Good Friday

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NDIT-EduTech will be closed on Friday, April 15, for Good Friday.


Virtual NCWIT ND & SD Affiliate Aspirations Awards Ceremony

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We are inviting you to the Virtual NCWIT ND & SD Affiliate Aspirations Awards Ceremony to be held on April 27th...


Space Ag Conference – Register Today!

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We’re excited for you to join us at Space Ag Conference this Thursday! It’s going to be a packed day full of exciting speakers and presentations, so get ready...


Cyber Education Discovery Forum – June 20 – 22, 2022

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Cyber Education Discovery Forum, CEDF, hosted by CYBER.ORG, is a professional development event designed to prepare and empower K12 educators to teach cybersecurity topics...


EduTech Offices will be Closed on Monday, February 21, to Observe the Presidents’ Day Holiday

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EduTech offices will be closed on Monday, February 21, to observe the Presidents’ Day holiday...


ND 2022 ArcGIS Online Competition for HS & MS Students

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NDIT-EduTech and Gateway to Science are excited to bring the Esri 2022 ArcGIS Online Competition to schools in ND! The competition is...


Girls Who Code Free Virtual Summer Immersion Program

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Last chance to apply to Girls Who Code’s life-changing summer programs before the March 18th final deadline...


Every Student. Every School. Cyber Educated.

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NDIT-EduTech is the driving force behind North Dakota’s award winning PK-20W Initiative: Every Student. Every School. Cyber Educated. NDIT-EduTech works closely with...


Go For Launch! March 26th and 27th at NDSU

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Go For Launch! is a multiday program (not overnight) that uses Space Exploration as a platform to launch student involvement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), STEAM (Art), teamwork, communication and leadership...


Staff Changes

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​​​​​​Congratulations to Robert (Bob) Baumann on his upcoming retirement from NDIT-EduTech...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed on Monday, January 17th, to observe the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday

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NDIT-EduTech will be closed on Monday, January 17th, to observe the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday...


ND “Cyber Madness” High School Tournament Coming February 10-12, 2022!

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Riley announces inaugural ND Cyber Madness high school cyber tournament...


Minecraft Education Edition in the Classroom

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Come learn how to use Minecraft Education Edition in the classroom to help students unlock their creative potential...


Free Weekly Ask Me Video Calls

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Ask ME is a career exploration connection made possible by North Dakota career experts at no cost to educators and students...


EduTech offices will be closed for the New Year holiday on Friday, December 31

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EduTech offices will be closed for the New Year holiday on Friday, December 31...


We are hiring for an IT Education and Consultant Specialist

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Application Deadline is January 7, 2022 The EduTech division of NDIT provides...


Happy Holidays

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During the holiday season, our thoughts turn gratefully to all of you who have made our success possible. Thank you...


EduTech offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday on Friday, December 24

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EduTech offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday on Friday, December 24...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed Thursday, November 25th, in observance of Thanksgiving Day

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NDIT-EduTech will be closed Thursday, November 25th, in observance of Thanksgiving Day...


NDSA testing window is from March 14 to May 6, 2022

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NDSA testing window is from March 14 to May 6, 2022. The North Dakota Department...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed Thursday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day

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NDIT-EduTech will be closed Thursday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day...


ND “Cyber Madness” High School Tournament Coming February 10-12, 2022!

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Riley announces inaugural ND Cyber Madness high school cyber tournament...


Computer Science Education Week is December 6-10, 2021

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Now, more than ever, the value of technology in education is essential for our students...


CyberPatriot Registration Ends October 5th

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CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire...


PSUG Register Today

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When:  Tuesday, Nov. 16th and Wednesday, Nov. 17th  Where:  West...


CSK5 Summit Summary and Challenge!

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North Dakota’s Gateway to Science and EduTech staff presented at the CSK5 Summit to inform on Computer Science opportunities in North Dakota...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed Monday, September 6th, in observance of the Labor Day holiday

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NDIT-EduTech will be closed Monday, September 6th, in observance of the Labor Day holiday...


2021-22 Digital Citizenship Tour

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EduTech is excited to announce the 2021-22 Digital Citizenship Tour! EduTech has teamed up with the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation to bring an hour-long Digital Citizenship program to your students...


Back to School Fall Visits

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It’s that time of year again… time for EduTech ITS fall visits! An NDIT-EduTech Information Technology Specialist will be in touch with you soon to schedule a time to meet at your school...


Cyber.org Workshops

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Professional development for high school and middle school teachers. Teachers will explore...


NCWIT has Opened Nominations for Aspirations in Computing Awards

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NCWIT (National Center for Women & Information Technology) has opened nominations for Aspirations in Computing Awards for High School girls and Teachers...


Code.org CS Fundamentals Introduction and Deep Dive Workshops

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The Code.org CS Fundamentals Deep Dive virtual workshop will provide teachers the details, philosophy values, and rationale behind who their CS Fundamental course is structured...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed Monday, July 5th, in observance of the Independence Day holiday

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NDIT-EduTech will be closed Monday, July 5th, in observance of the Independence Day holiday...


NDIT Welcomes Angela Deziel to Team ND!

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Angela Deziel has recently been hired as SLDS Data Steward with the NDIT-Data Division...


Summer Learning Fun

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Check out these great options at home with your students to keep them engaged with computer science all summer long!


PowerSchool Training Available

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NDDPI and NDIT-EduTech Partner to Offer Computer Science (CS) and Cybersecurity Credentials for Educators

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The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, in partnership with NDIT-EduTech, are offering the Computer Science (CS) and Cybersecurity Credential for educators. EduTech has a variety of courses that fit in perfectly for educators to attain their credential...


CYBER.ORG Seeks Public Commentary on National K-12 Cybersecurity Learning Standards until June 4th

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Initiative aims to expand access to K-12 cybersecurity education and bolster the pipeline of diverse cyber talent seeks feedback from the public...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed Monday, May 31, to observe Memorial Day

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NDIT-EduTech will be closed Monday, May 31, to observe Memorial Day...


FLY-ND Career Expo

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The 1st Annual North Dakota Aviation Career Expo will be hosted at the Fargo Air Museum, and is scheduled for May 14th, 2021...


The Fantastic Forty: ND County Teachers of the Year Named for 2021

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State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler on Monday celebrated 40 North Dakota educators who are being honored as Teachers of the Year in the counties in which they work...


PowerSchool End-of-Year Workshops Now Available

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In preparation for the end of the 2020-2021 school year, PowerSchool has scheduled in-person workshop dates to complete the End-of-Year process...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed on Friday, April 2, for Good Friday

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NDIT-EduTech will be closed on Friday, April 2, for Good Friday...


Code.org Professional Development Opportunities for K-12 Educators

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EduTech Offers Code.org CS Fundamentals Workshop Virtually. If you’re an...


NDATL Virtual Annual Conference

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NDATL – North Dakota Association of Technology Leaders – is committed to the improvement of education through the use of technology...


Esri 2021 ArcGIS Online Competition

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NDIT-EduTech and Gateway to Science are excited to bring the Esri 2021 ArcGIS Online Competition to schools in ND! The competition is open to...


PowerSchool Upcoming WorkShops

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PowerSchool PowerScheduler Help Days Available Did you attend a Prepare to...


IgniteND registration deadline extended to June 7th!

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This content-rich week of events kicks off with the fifth annual Governor’s...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed on Monday, February 15th, to observe the Presidents’ Day holiday

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NDIT-EduTech will be closed on Monday, February 15th, to observe the Presidents’ Day holiday...


Girls Who Code FREE Virtual Summer Immersion Program — Apply Today!

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Girls Who Code FREE Virtual Summer Immersion Program Application. Girls Who Code invite...


Get Your Free Books for National Read Across America Day!

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National Read Across America Day was established in 1998 by the National Education Association (NEA), to help get students excited about reading. On this day...


NDIT-EduTech will be closed on Monday, January 18th, to observe the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday

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NDIT-EduTech will be closed on Monday, January 18th, to observe the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday...


Computer Science and Cybersecurity Professional Development Opportunities

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NDIT-EduTech is offering a variety of professional development opportunities aimed at Computer Science and Cybersecurity curriculum at no cost for all North Dakota K12 teachers. These workshops explore...


Minecraft Education Edition in the Classroom Full-Day Workshop

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EduTech is offering a full-day workshop on Using Minecraft Education Edition in the Classroom! Topics include...


An Online Learning Opportunity for Elementary School Teachers to Learn and Model Good Cyber in Their Classroom

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Cyber.org’s (formerly NICERC) has a full Science curriculum for Elementary teachers for grades 2-5. This curriculum follows the updated science standards and includes cyber resources aligned to the North Dakota computer science and cybersecurity standards...


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SLDS State & Federal Reporting

This is essentially a shortened version of SLDS 101 geared for Administration and Counselors.

E-Rate Form 471 Workshop/Help Day

A Day to assist districts in filling out their E-rate Form 471 for 2022. PAYMENT INFORMATION:Do not

Cybersecurity Basics

Cybersecurity Basics (CYBER.ORG) introduces students to the foundational concepts of cybersecurity t

Cyber Society

Teachers will explore the Cyber Society course within the CYBER.ORG library.

STEM EDA

Teachers will explore the CYBER.ORG STEM EDA Curriculum for students in grades 6 through 8.