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Building High Reliability Schools

February 2, 2016

Congratulations to the NESC member schools who recently completed the High Reliability Schools (HRS) Academy with the NESC and Dr. Phil Warrick of Marzano Research. High Reliability Schools is part of NESC’s Succeed 2020 program intended to strengthen school leadership teams and eventually improve math and reading scores for students in participating districts. Participants included more than […]

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Just in Time Math

February 2, 2016

Math teachers throughout the state are participating in a two-year professional learning experience to improve their teaching and learning the North Dakota State Standards for mathematics.  Known as Just in Time math, teachers participate in a series of sessions that incorporate grade specific mathematical content along with the mathematical practice standards through the lens of best teaching and […]

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Supporting Native American Students

March 10, 2015

Struggling students often need a little extra help. Consider one student transitioning to Killdeer High School. When the student entered high school failing three classes. After one year, with the support of a caring adult and tutoring from a classmate, this student is now passing all her classes.
Every young person needs a caring adult to […]

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Business Engagement

July 30, 2014

When helping students, businesses benefit too! During the 2013-14 school year more than 250 businesses across North Dakota participated in Succeed 2020 activities. These activities ranged from career fairs to job shadows and internships.
Students learn from businesses in a variety of ways. One approach involves college and career fairs supported by partnerships with REAs’ Succeed […]

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