2021 OCR Investigations & Guidance (Section 504) Training

Apr 27 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Radisson Hotel Bismarck, 605 E Broadway Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501, USA

Will address the basics of determining when a 504 plan is required and will also address the newest OCR guidance and the developing case law on discrimination against persons with disabilities in school settings. The presenter will also go over the steps and procedures of investigations. The program is appropriate for public and private school educators. We will cover the basics with a focus on the new developments in the law. Presented Christian Shafer of Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney, P.A., Hosted by NDCEL. Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 9:00am-4:00pm CT at the Radisson Hotel, (12p-1pm Lunch on your own) You do NOT need to be an NDCEL member to attend this training! There is a block of sleeping rooms reserved under "504 Training" at the Radisson Hotel, 605 E Broadway Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501 (701) 255-6000 $230 per attendee

Aspiring Superintendent Seminar 2021 - Fargo

May 3 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Fargo Public School District No 1, 415 4th St N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA

The Aspiring Superintendent Seminar provides a rich, collegial cohort opportunity for leaders who wish to become North Dakota superintendents – or for those who think they MIGHT want to become a superintendent and would like to dip their toe in the water first! Learn how to apply for the many vacancies that will be available in North Dakota and how to be prepared for the process. Hear about what school boards and districts are looking for in a superintendent. This seminar will show you the rewards and challenges today’s superintendents face, the politics of the position, how to work with school boards, negotiating your contract, and most importantly, what administrators DON’T know about the position! Topics covered during the seminar will include: Navigating the Superintendent search process Search firm tips Frequently asked questions Needed application materials Preparing for an interview Developing a district vision and focus Enhancing school district and community relations Board governance and the role of the superintendent Understanding ND Funding Model Instructional leadership vs. operations – finding the balance Case studies – Q&A The cost of this one-day seminar is $50. Lunch is on your own.

Aspiring Principal Seminar 2021 - Mandan

May 4 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Baymont by Wyndham Mandan Bismarck Area, 2611 Old Red Trail, Mandan, ND 58554, USA

At this one-day seminar, we will be discussing great topics such as: Characteristics of quality schools and effective school leaders What it’s like to be a principal Participate in panel sessions specific to the Elementary/Middle/or Secondary Schools Preparing for school leadership The professional and credential requirements Educational Leadership Degree program options Magnetic Leadership The cost of this one-day seminar is $125. Lunch is included for this event. Attendance also comes with a 1 year “aspiring leader” membership to NDCEL which entitles you to an additional broad range of benefits.

Aspiring Superintendent Seminar 2021 - Minot

May 5 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Minot State University - Student Center, Conference Center, 3rd Floor 500 University Ave West, Minot, ND 58707

Minot State University - Student Center, Conference Center, 3rd Floor 500 University Ave West, Minot, ND 58707

NDCEL Summer Conference

Jun 15 to Jun 17 - ALL DAY


Larks baseball game, golf tournament, and professional development.

NDCEL/DPI Bootcamp

Aug 3 to Aug 5 - ALL DAY


2021 NDCEL Fall Conference

Oct 20 to Oct 22 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Our annual NDCEL Fall Conference will be held in person at the Bismarck Event Center.