Face-to-Face Learning Events (Formerly Workshops) 

This listing provides information on graduate professional development activities that are open to any professional educator.

  • Earn graduate professional development credits for salary lane change or re-licensing requirements.
  • Pick from a variety of face-to-face learning events offered at a location near you.
  • Learn from instructors who are experts in their fields.
  • Network with other teachers and educators from across the region.
  • View Registration, Textbooks, Withdrawals & Course Policies.

IMPORTANT! Please carefully read and follow the registration information listed with each course description. If the learning event is NOT hosted by UND, you may need to follow a 2-step process:

  1. Register for Event
  2. Register for UND Credit

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Courses

The Fall Conference provides over 100 breakout sessions appealing to classroom teachers, school counselors, and educational leaders alike. Sessions range from classroom behavior management, to reading, to STEM.


October 9, 2019 to October 11, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

The goal of this course is to provide participants with exposure to current issues in special education related to self-care, positivity and advocacy.


October 2, 2019 to October 4, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

The GTI course, Bio-Chemistry is designed to teach students how to use the Bio- Chemistry module to conduct a study of the life cycle of plants, present the information on basic genetics and conduct gel electrophoresis of DNA.


September 17, 2019 to September 18, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

This training is based on the Facilitating Career Development curriculum developed by the National Career Development Association. It encompasses the 12 competencies required to become globally certified and incorporate North Dakota specific materials when appropriate.


September 5, 2019 to December 17, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Understanding the six syllable types using practice, repetition, and game playing to establish a habit of doing so. In short, so it becomes automatic. Being aware of the six syllable types and having an understanding of how they are applied helps one be a better reader and speller.


October 25, 2019 to October 26, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

This conference will assist educators in developing an understanding of continuous improvement and accreditation processes. The conference will provide sessions on continuous improvement processes, use of data to drive instructional improvement, and the implementation of student engagement instructional strategies.


September 24, 2019 to October 29, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Participants will take an in-depth look at vowel team and r-controlled syllable types through the study of phonemes and graphemes; realizing that one sound can have many spellings.


February 21, 2020 to February 22, 2020 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

This course has been developed to bring systematic and explicit understanding for the `why' we teach it and `how' we teach it methods of learning. With a focus on phonemes (sounds), blends and digraphs, children can understand the difference between a sound and a spelling. Teachers and students become aware of the importance of learning the differences and how each element affects reading and spelling.


September 27, 2019 to September 28, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

This class takes an in-depth look at finding answers for better student comprehension by asking purposeful questions. Becoming aware of the RIGHT THERE, THINK AND SEARCH, and AUTHOR AND ME questions, helps the educator ask thought-provoking questions in which the student finds answers within the author's own words.


March 27, 2020 to March 28, 2020 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

The College, Career, and Community Writers Program (C3WP) is an initiative of the National Writing Project that offers upper elementary, middle and high school teachers professional development in teaching source-based argument writing. It offers tools and resources developed and tested at National Writing Project sites and in classrooms across the country. The program begins with a three-day summer workshop and includes monthly follow-up sessions during the school year, and is led by teacher-leaders from the Red River Valley Writing Project.


August 8, 2019 to June 30, 2020 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Learning spelling rules and developing practical ways to incorporate them into any existing curriculum is an ideal concept. This class offers ways of doing this. Using 'catchy' sentences will help reinforce the skills and spelling rules being learned.


January 24, 2020 to January 25, 2020 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

During this face-to-face learning event, participants will learn that the schwa is more common than we realize.


May 15, 2020 to May 16, 2020 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

This class is a study of morphemes through a deeper understanding of how Latin and Greek roots are embedded throughout our language in everyday reading.


April 24, 2020 to April 25, 2020 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Prairie Public's PD for Me Weekly Webchat series is designed to help teachers explore resources, get inspiration, test ideas, and connect with like-minded educators- all from the cozy, convenient comfort of your home or classroom.


September 3, 2019 to December 2, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.