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.
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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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A three-day, broad-based learning experience for K-12 leaders in education, with two days spent via charter bus on special access tours with dynamic presentations. The ND Geographic Alliance (Minot State University) and ND Forest Service (North Dakota State University) sponsor the summer tour. Each day will be spent with content rich, hands-on outdoor experiences, individual and group activities. Network with colleagues from all parts of the state and receive educational materials to utilize when school begins in the fall. Expert presenters from the Garrison Dam, National Fish Hatchery, Audubon Wildlife Refuge & LEED Center, Knife River Indian Villages, Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Mandan, Cross Ranch State Park, Great River Energy Plant, and State Historical Society of North Dakota will also provide resources for educators. This adventure begins in Stanton at the Coal Country Inn (former school). Instructors will interpret the landscape as we journey. Don't miss this exciting adventure covering the essential resource.our environment!


July 31, 2018 to August 2, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Professional Development for Educators 2018 at the International Music Camp consists of a 3-day or 6-day self-designed experience for educators, at which participants may select the components that most fit their needs. Students will have the opportunity to work with leading guest conductors, active professional artists, and energetic teachers in approximately 30 disciplines.


June 17, 2018 to June 23, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Professional Development for Educators 2018 at the International Music Camp consists of a 3-day or 6-day self-designed experience for educators, at which participants may select the components that most fit their needs. Students will have the opportunity to work with leading guest conductors, active professional artists, and energetic teachers in approximately 30 disciplines.


June 24, 2018 to June 30, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Professional Development for Educators 2018 at the International Music Camp consists of a 3-day or 6-day self-designed experience for educators, at which participants may select the components that most fit their needs. Students will have the opportunity to work with leading guest conductors, active professional artists, and energetic teachers in approximately 30 disciplines.


July 1, 2018 to July 7, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Professional Development for Educators 2018 at the International Music Camp consists of a 3-day or 6-day self-designed experience for educators, at which participants may select the components that most fit their needs. Students will have the opportunity to work with leading guest conductors, active professional artists, and energetic teachers in approximately 30 disciplines.


July 8, 2018 to July 14, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Professional Development for Educators 2018 at the International Music Camp consists of a 3-day or 6-day self-designed experience for educators, at which participants may select the components that most fit their needs. Students will have the opportunity to work with leading guest conductors, active professional artists, and energetic teachers in approximately 30 disciplines.


July 15, 2018 to July 21, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Professional Development for Educators 2018 at the International Music Camp consists of a 3-day or 6-day self-designed experience for educators, at which participants may select the components that most fit their needs. Students will have the opportunity to work with leading guest conductors, active professional artists, and energetic teachers in approximately 30 disciplines.


July 22, 2018 to July 28, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Teachers, take this learning opportunity to further your knowledge of morphology, DDCF model, word sorts, and schwa.


July 11, 2018 to July 13, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Teachers, should take this learning opportunity to further your knowledge of morphology, DDCF model, word sorts, and schwa.


July 16, 2018 to July 18, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities for K-12 teachers to bring back into their own classrooms. Each inquiry-based activity will be based on a "Mission to Mars". We will work through each activity, discussing the materials needed, best teaching strategies, frameworks, and assessment. Activities will guide teachers chronologically through a trip to Mars (leaving Earth, through space (cismartian), descent onto Mars, and topics involving robotic and human exploration activities).


July 20, 2018 to July 21, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

This fun and exciting workshop features composers and practicing teachers reviewing and leading participants through new literature for Band, Choir, and the Music Classroom. The goal is to have teacher's familiar with new materials to begin the school year. Graduate Professional Development Credit is awarded for participation in any combination of topics that total 15-hour during the clinic. Topics include: Day 1 / Concert Band performance music, both new and standard band repertoire. Day 2 / Middle and High School Choral performance music and related materials. Day 3 / Elementary Classroom and performance material.


August 7, 2018 to August 9, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

The purpose of this professional development conference is to provide career and technical education teachers and administrators with information, resources, and instructional tools to be more effective educators. Attendees will gain skills in designing, implementing, and evaluating instructional programs for career and technical education students and assessing the level of learning achieved by those students.


August 6, 2018 to August 8, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Refresh, Renew, and Recharge for the coming school year by attending the North Dakota Council for Teachers of English Summer Conference 2018! This year's conference features Donalynn Miller, The Book Whisperer, as our keynote speaker and award-winning Young Adult novelist Chris Crutcher as our featured author. The Red River Valley Writing Project teacher consultants will share the latest on the NWP's College, Career, and Community Writers Program, with free instructional resources from elementary through college.


August 1, 2018 to August 3, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Institute participants will develop leadership capacity in teaching writing aligned with and exceeding the Common Core State Standards.


July 23, 2018 to July 27, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

Teachers will engage in learning the "Tree of words and sentences." Through visuals and examples, participants will see the components of word structure beginning with sounds and ending with the story. Each component will be broken down with examples and explicit instruction on "how" it works- piece by piece. Teachers will be making activities and playing games in groups for better understanding.


August 13, 2018 to August 15, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

STEAM Energy! is a project-based learning development program organized around the topic of energy. The goal of STEAM Energy is to support teachers in how to develop and implement energy related lessons plans. The professional development will be relevant to all K12 grades with an emphasis on the middle and high school grade levels due to focus on math and science topics. Teachers of science, technology, math, language arts, writing, social studies, and art are all invited to participate. This face-to-face professional development will be presented by a multidisciplinary team of UND faculty using authentic problems to present both content and pedagogy to teacher-participants. This presentation will take place over a 4-day intensive session during the summer.


June 5, 2018 to September 14, 2018 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.


August 6, 2018 to August 8, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

This blended learning event, taught by GLOBE trainers Drs. Laura Munski and Matt Gilmore, will focus on training K-12 teachers to use several of the GLOBE environmental measurement protocols and hands-on learning activities related to three interdisciplinary components of the earth system: atmosphere, soil, and plant life.


July 26, 2018 to July 31, 2018 Contract the IOR for session start and end times.