North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders
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Upcoming Professional Development   
  2020 Aspiring Leaders - May 1, 2020, 9am-4pm, Lunch will be provided - Mandan Brave Center
PLC Summit - March 23-24, 2020 - Ramkota Hotel (Heart Rooms in basement) 9am - 5pm (Lunch on your own)
Monday March 23rd will be a full day with Dr Jason Andrews of Solution Tree. Tuesday, March 24th will be an optional work day. We want to give your team time with your PLC work, so the second will be a time with your team and the facilitator. We do understand if you cannot be out of your building for 2 days. (There is no discount if your team only plans to attend only one day.) If you register 4 people the 5th person will be allowed to come FREE! 

NDCEL and Affiliate Membership 2019-2020

NDATL ONLY Membership 2019-2020

 New Region Boundaries Proposed for NDAESP and NDASSP

The two boards would like to align the boundaries of the organizations. This posting satisfies the requirement of the 30 day advertisement before they vote on it at the board meeting during the NDCEL Summer conference in June of 2019. Here is a link to the map, click here. If you have any concerns or would like to oppose the plan please contact your region director!


 School Calendar Guidance

There have been some questions related to school closures due to weather or other emergencies. Here is some guidance for all! (Click here)

Unveiling Our New Job Posting Website -!

Check out our vacancy website at  North Dakota school districts can subscribe to this service and be able to post ALL their school-related job openings. To enroll, click HERE ).


Fall Conference


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  5. State-Level Liaison
  6. Coalitions for Education
  7. Special Discounts
  8. Consultant/Research Services
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Executive Director Deliberations

Where in the world did the summer go?  It seems as if the best three months of North Dakota weather were here and gone in the blink of an eye.  However, truly that brings us to the most exciting part of the year – BACK TO SCHOOL!  Oh goodness, to see those bright-eyed excited kids – ready to learn…for the most part.


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