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

Resiliency In Education: Fostering Resilient Educators and Students


October 4, 2018 to October 5, 2018 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 25, 2018 to September 26, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

The National Archery in the Schools (NASP) program teaches international style archery. The workshop will provide participants with the fundamentals to teach archery in grades 4-12. Archery is a completely safe activity where girls, boys, athletes and non-athletes all compete on a level playing field. The program can be taught indoors or outdoors. NASP has spread throughout the country into 47 states, and schools involved in the program have documented an increase in attendance, heightened self-esteem, and improved academic performance when the program is offered. Participants will complete the workshop with basic archery skills or improved archery skills and the knowledge to teach archery to other students.


October 18, 2018 to October 19, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

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


August 10, 2018 to May 30, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

This training is based on the Career Development Facilitator training 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. This workshop/training will include face-to-face meetings, collaborative work using EduTech Blogs and EduSocial, independent study, field work.


September 5, 2018 to October 23, 2018 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.


January 25, 2019 to January 26, 2019 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 28, 2018 to September 29, 2018 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 10, 2018 to June 30, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.ontact 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.


February 15, 2019 to February 16, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

For Syllable Division Rules teachers will be asked to bring spelling and vocabulary words from their own curriculum for building a deeper knowledge of using the 4 basic syllable division rules.

This class looks in depth at polysyllabic words and 4 basic rules for understanding how, why, and where words are separated into syllables. The six syllable types CLOVER will be reviewed. Skills and concepts (short/long vowel sounds, morphemes) will be studied for better understanding.


April 26, 2019 to April 27, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

For Syllable Division Rules Part 2, teachers will be asked to bring spelling and vocabulary words from their own curriculum for building a deeper knowledge of using the four basic syllable division rules.

This class looks in depth at multi-syllable words and four basic rules for understanding how, why, and where words are separated into syllables. The six syllable types CLOVER will be reviewed for better understanding.


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

Whether you chunk words into syllables or morphemes there is a difference. Being able to recognize smaller meaningful units (morphemes) helps a student apply word analysis strategies and prior knowledge to help with comprehension. Prefixes, suffixes and root words will be used to better understand the difference between a syllable and a morpheme.


October 26, 2018 to October 27, 2018 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.


March 29, 2019 to March 30, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

This is an independent study where educators will survey the ND Game & Fish Dept. education material pertaining to Carnivores. This includes but is not limited to Bob Cats, Mountain Lions, Otters, Coyotes, Red Fox. Participants will learn about the different types of carnivores found throughout North Dakota and the habitats in which they are found. Enrolled participants will develop a standalone curriculum with Carnivores as the topic area that will be standards based for 6-12 grade. All supplies are provided.


October 18, 2018 to December 7, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.