North Dakota Literacy Conference 2022

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, Office of Academic Support invites you to attend the Literacy Conference 2022. The conference will take place July 11-13, 2022, at the Bismarck Event Center, Bismarck, ND, with opportunities for one, two, or three days. Monday, July 11: One-day Pre-conference Workshops. Participants may register to attend one of four workshops. 1) Advancing Adolescent Literacy 2) Family Engagement Action Teams for Goal-Linked Plans 3) Curriculum Review 4) Early Childhood Learning. Tuesday, July 12 One-day Session SoR for Teachers of Other Contents. The Science of Reading training addresses professional development topics named in NDCC 15.1-21.12.1. Teachers of other content will attend a one-day event on Tuesday only. Tuesday and Wednesday, July 12 & 13 Science of Reading Training. Science of Reading training addresses professional development topics named in NDCC 15.1-21.12.1. Principals and teachers of reading will attend a two-day event on Tuesday and Wednesday.

ND HB1388 SOR PD Online Course through UND (Asynchronous)

This online asynchronous professional development course for teachers provides a scientifically-based foundation of literacy and language development created by and provided through the University of North Dakota. Educators enrolled in this course will learn the scientifically-based reading research foundations needed to understand how reading develops and effective methods and strategies used to teach literacy skills to elementary learners. Educators will explore the development and instructional implications related to phonological awareness, phonics, fluent reading, vocabulary acquisition, comprehension, and writing instruction. Educators are also given an introduction to the most effective approaches to teaching reading across the grade levels. This course is designed for teachers grades K-5 but anyone is welcome to take the course! The $199 fee includes access to all course materials online through the Blackboard learning management system as well as one-credit of continuing education through UND.