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NCEC News – April 21st Edition

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April 21st Edition
 NCEC is Hiring!
 Literacy Coach Needed
NCEC has a grant-funded (2021-2025) opening for a Literacy Coach.
For a full description and application instructions, click here.
 Professional Development
 Summer Classes Open for Registration
 Natural Resources Institute, Part II
Come to Bottineau in June for an opportunity to experience current forest management and forest resource issues of North Dakota.
Natural Resource program faculty at Dakota College at Bottineau have designed a 1-credit Natural Resource Management course for K-12 teachers and informal educators focusing on forests. While exploring the issues and identifying solutions, participants will receive real world, user friendly and classroom ready instruction from specially trained Project Learning Tree facilitators, resource professionals, and scientists. Participants transfer the institute’s field studies to practical classroom applications and experience hands-on, minds-on learning through a balance of presentations, discussions, activities, field tours, and environmental investigations.
Space is limited, so apply now!
 Reading Corps Improves Literacy in ND
North Dakota Reading Corps accelerates improvement in both students and systems by mobilizing the people power of AmeriCorps,
Reading Corps provides evidence-based literacy interventions and data-based assessments to children from age three to grade three.
For more information on the program, visit the website here.
 ND MTSS Conference - June 8-10, 2021
 21st CCLC
ND Afterschool Network Out-of-School-Time Summer Conference is Virtual -- June 29-30
The 2021 ND OST Conference will be fully virtual!
High-quality keynote workshops and a variety of breakout sessions focusing on quality, student engagement, social-emotional learning, program & staff management, and more. Staff working in out-of-school time settings with school-age youth will have the knowledge, tools, and resources necessary to implement a new idea or learning framework immediately within their program after attending the virtual conference. Virtual conference platform will feature live content, video and resource library, and virtual forum to connect with presenters & other attendees.
For the full conference schedule, visit the ND Afterschool Website Here.
Grades K-2
  • Mon., April 26 Social & Emotional Learning (ND Council on the Arts Guest Artist)
Grades 3-5
  • Thurs., April 22 Career Exploration & Community Partners 
  • Tues., April 27 Social & Emotional Learning (ND Council on the Arts Guest Artist)
Grades 6-8
  • Thurs., April 29 Social & Emotional Learning (ND Council on the Arts Guest Artist)
The ND Afterschool Network, the ND Council on the Arts and NESC ConnectEd have partnered to offer a virtual summer arts program. Each lesson is led by a ND Council on the Arts teaching artist and will span two days, 30 minutes each day.

Full details are listed on our website here.
Student Supports
Gooseneck Implement to Host a Women in Ag Event April 22, 2021
 On April 22 Gooseneck Implement in Rugby is hosting a Women in Ag night to learn about careers for women at their dealership.
Attendees will hear from a panel of employees who will share their experiences working in the agriculture industry and the career advancement opportunities available at Gooseneck Implement.
The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and is open to all ages and backgrounds whether a high school student considering a career in agriculture or someone looking to make a career change.
For more information, view the flyer here.
 Water Festival -- TBD
 The planning committee met Tuesday, April 20, to discuss hosting the annual NCEC + DCB Water Festival on the DCB Campus.
Stay tuned for further event information!



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