Friday, January 13, 2017

16th Annual ND Indian Child Welfare & Wellness Conference

Another professional development opportunity:

16th Annual ND Indian Child Welfare & Wellness Conference
Baymont Inn and Suites, Mandan, ND
“Revitalizing Traditions in Honor of Our Children”
February 22-24, 2017

The conference begins at 11:30 on Wednesday, February 22, runs all day Feb. 23, and ends at noon on Friday, February 24. If you want to attend, and will attend the full conference, please stop by Jen Heid's office and fill out the registration form on or before Friday, January 20th. There is a $60 registration cost to attend but the Sage grant will pay that for you. Registration includes entrance into all sessions for three days, all noon luncheons, and four raffle tickets for a star quilt (must be present to win).

North Dakota Native American Essential Understandings-Teacher Training 2017 "Transforming Education Through the Teachings of Our Elders"

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) Office of Indian/Multicultural Education is sponsoring a two-day training for the North Dakota Native American Essential Understandings-Teacher Training. The training will be held at the Comfort Inn in Bismarck, North Dakota on February 14-15, 2017 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (CST). Registration starts at 8:00 am (CST).
This training is an opportunity for you to become aware of and grow in knowledge of the North Dakota Native American Essential Understandings (NDNAEU). Participants will experience hands-on, modeled lessons along with professional development based on the NDNAEU. The training will include opportunities to see videos of interviews with Native American elders from North Dakota and learn how to incorporate them into their lessons.
Online Registration
There is no cost for this training, but participants must register for the training as there are a maximum number of participants who can attend. Participants can register at Register Here. Registration will close on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 5:00 pm CST.
Be sure to let Jen Heid know when you register for this conference. We keep track of the number of hours you participate in training. We’ll also want to let your other instructors know that you will be missing their classes during the time of the training.