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Mid-Winter Conference - Attendee Registration:
NDASA – Superintendent Mid-Winter – January 26-28, 2020 - Ramkota 
               ***  NDASA Tentative Schedule as of 1.22.20

NDASSP – Secondary Principal Mid-Winter – January 30-31 - Radisson
 NDASSP Tentative Schedule as of 1.21.20

NDAESP – Elementary Principal Mid-Winter – February 5-7  - Ramkota  
                 ***   NDAESP Tentative Schedule as of 1.21.20


Exhibitor / Vendor Registration for Mid-Winter Conferences:
NDASA – Superintendent Mid-Winter – January 27-28 (set up January 26th – event January 27th)--- Exhibitor Booths Full!
NDASSP – Secondary Principal Mid-Winter – January 30-31 (set up January 29th – event January 30th)
NDAESP – Elementary Principal Mid-Winter – February 5-7 (set up February 5th – event February 6th)

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Upcoming Professional Development 
  OCR Investigations & Guidance (Section 504) Training - February 24, 2020 - Quality Inn & Suites
           - Attendees do NOT have to be an NDCEL member - this can be anyone in your building who will
              benefit from this training
  2020 Aspiring Leaders - May 1, 2020 - Mandan Brave Center 

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 ).


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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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