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

This course provides updates for past instructors of Bio-Chem as well as providing initial training for new instructors.


November 13, 2018 to November 14, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

The long-term goal is to promote the development of STEM laboratory activities, specifically at the AP level, in high school classrooms throughout North Dakota. This workshop will train regional middle- and high school science teachers to conduct two laboratory investigations: DNA Fingerprinting and GMO Investigation. Participants will go through the actual lab procedures utilizing Bio-Rad Explorer kits. They will discuss logistics to implementation in their classrooms, including NGSS and extensions to the lab exercises, as well as adapting these to different levels of inquiry.


September 29, 2018 to April 13, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.
November 3, 2018 to April 13, 2019 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.

This workshop will help you to increase your capability to succeed in the midst of conflict one-on-one and as a mediator using scenarios and examples from workplace situations and will build on your own life experiences.


January 2, 2019 to January 5, 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.


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

This course provides updates for past instructors of C/N/C as well as providing initial training for new instructors.


December 17, 2018 to December 18, 2018 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

This workshop will help you to increase your capability to succeed in the midst of conflict one-on-one and as a mediator using scenarios and examples from family situations and will build on your own life experiences.


May 6, 2019 to May 10, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

This course provides updates for past instructors of Graphic Production as well as providing initial training for new instructors.


January 10, 2019 to January 11, 2019 Contact the IOR for session start and end times.

This is an updated Laser Optics workshop for K-12 educators. The purpose is to teach educators some of the important concepts associated with light, laser and fiber optics through participation in lab work. The educators will then have the experience and expertise to facilitate these labs in their own classrooms. The labs provide their students with hands on experience in dealing with laser, fiber optic cable and other optical devises.


November 5, 2018 to November 6, 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.

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.