2021 ND Indian Education Summit

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI), Office of Indian/Multicultural Education and the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission are pleased to announce the 7th Annual North Dakota Indian Education Summit (NDIES). This two-day event will be held at the North Dakota State Capitol in Bismarck, ND on July 15-16, 2021. The NDIES is open to all ND educators and is designed to provide professional development and education on best practices in Indian education.

There is limited space available for this popular event, so be sure to register early. We will only be able to accommodate the first 200 registrants. Facemasks are strongly encouraged as social distancing may not be possible in meeting rooms.
**On-site registrations will NOT be accepted.**
The registration cost includes two full days of dynamic keynotes, educational breakout sessions, cultural presentations, breakfast, lunch, snacks, handouts/resource materials, door prizes, and great networking opportunities. Single day rates are not available. Lodging is not included and is not arranged by Summit staff.

NEW: Pre-Register for Breakout Sessions – This year you are able to register for your breakout sessions in advance! Due to covid-19 restrictions, breakout rooms will not be able to accommodate more than the safe capacity. Each session has a limited number of tickets available, so register for your sessions as soon as possible. Those registered will be admitted first. IF there is additional space, other attendees may be admitted at the discretion of event staff. Social distancing may not be possible in all meeting rooms – please wear a facemask.

*NDDPI reserves the right to change the room , topic, or presenter for any session based on Summit needs. Be sure to check the schedule in your attendee packet for final schedules.

Continuing Education: The NDIES is offering one continuing education workshop credit through the University of Mary for $45. The registration deadline for credit is July 16, 2021. You must make payment via credit card at the time of registration through the continuing education credit website as the University of Mary does not accept checks.

Breakout session topics include (but are not limited to): Supporting At-Risk Youth, Communication Styles, Family Engagement, Native Scholars in Higher Education, ND Native American Essential Understandings, Native American Action Plan, Performance Standards Alignment, Strengthening Resilience and Mental Health, Dropout Prevention, School Improvement, CREAM and Choice Ready Preparation, Lakota/Dakota Model of Oratory, Foundation Aid, Continuous Improvement Systems, Developing Tribal Curriculum, Adverse Childhood Experiences

NDASRO 2021 School Safety Conference

Christian Moore, Rudy Perez, Ashley Blair, Mo Canady, Chris Grant, Mandy Dendy, Carlotta McCleary, Brenda Ruehl presenting.

Topics to be presented are: Resiliency, Averting Targeted School Violence, Gangs, Social Media, ND Protection & Advocacy and more.

Continuing Education Credits for: Educators (Thru NDSU and UND), Social Workers (14 credits), and NDPOST Credits (police officers).

The North Dakota Association of School Resource Officers (NDASRO) is a collection of professionals that work towards learning and promoting best practices to ensure safe school environments in North Dakota. Police Officers, Social Workers, Educators, Superintendents, Safety Coordinators, to name a few of the associated job titles. This is an annual event that continues to grow and offer up to date information from the top presenters in the industry.