Category Archives: DPI

Master’s Degree offers new path for classroom teachers

State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler is optimistic that a new degree program at Valley City and Mayville State universities will help ease North Dakota’s teacher shortage by encouraging mid-career professionals in other fields to go into the classroom. Valley City State is taking enrollment applications for its Master of Arts in Teaching program, which the school… Read More »

Grant STEMs development

Federal funding allocated through the Department of Public Instruction provides for professional development An initiative underway between the state’s two educational agencies is aiming to increase professional development opportunities for high school teachers throughout the state. The Department of Public Instruction and the North Dakota University System institutions are working together to help deliver multiple… Read More »

Educational leaders continue forward momentum

Leaders from the state’s education-focused agencies met last week to discuss challenges to their respective missions and goals and how they could help each other meet those challenges. Members of the State Board of Higher Education, the Department of Public Instruction, the Department of Career and Technical Education and the Education and Standards Practices Board… Read More »