Project Updates

In One Year, Succeed 2020 Reaches More Than 2,300 Teachers

October 13, 2013

Succeed 2020, an education and workforce initiative, is pleased to share the results of its first year of work, the 2012-13 school year.

Nearly 90 percent of the school districts served by the seven funded regional education associations were reached by Succeed 2020.
More than 2,300 teachers, nearly 220 administrators, and nearly 150 counselors and career advisors […]

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Fall 2013 Convening

September 3, 2013

Welcome to the new school year! We look forward to the Fall 2013 Convening of REAs is scheduled for October 3-4 in Bismarck. A central theme will be the strategic and effective use of data by the REAs in coordination with Succeed 2020 and the Department of Public Instruction. The sessions will cover multiple topics […]

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Succeed 2020 Awards More than $4 Million to Regional Education Associations

April 3, 2013

Succeed 2020 has awarded the Great Northwest Education Cooperative,(based in Williston), Mid Dakota Education Cooperative( based in Minot), and North Central Education Cooperative (based in Bottineau), with funding to launch their Succeed 2020 programs. The three REAs have spent the last year planning and piloting their Succeed 2020 programs. Each will receive approximately $1.35 million […]

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North Dakota Program Manager Hired

March 13, 2013

We are pleased to announce that the North Dakota based program manager has been hired for Succeed 2020. Louise Dardis will be joining the Succeed 2020 team as of April 15. As program manager, Louise will provide direct support to the regional education associations and will represent the project statewide.
Louise joins us from […]

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Fall Convening

November 28, 2012

The Succeed 2020 Fall Convening was held in Bismarck on October 24-25, 2012. Members from Regional Education Associations (REAs) were convened for further development of project implementation plans and to continue establishing common metrics and best practices across the state. Local experts from state education institutions were invited to share strategies and resources. Panel discussions, […]

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North Dakota Governor’s Education Summit

July 19, 2012

North Dakota is experiencing rapid growth in a variety of critical areas, including school enrollments. On August 1, Governor Jack Dalrymple is bringing educational leaders together to discuss the current status of our schools and share best practices as we prepare for the 2012-2013 academic year. For more information, visit

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Succeed 2020 Grantees Meet to Share Program Practices

June 12, 2012

On June 4 and 5, the Succeed 2020 steering committee and FHI 360 hosted a convening of Regional Education Associations (REAs) at the University of Mary. During the convening, REA and school districts data experts met to begin setting common measures. Each REA will measure impact of the Succeed 2020 project using the same data […]

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Succeed 2020 Grant Awards

April 24, 2012

The Succeed 2020 Steering Committee is proud to announce four Succeed 2020 grantees in this first round of funding. The following Regional Education Associations (REAs) will receive funding by January 2013: MREC, NESC, RESP, SEEC. The Steering Committee will support continued project development in the other four REAs through technical and financial assistance administered by […]

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REAs Gather for Proposal Development Workshop

January 27, 2012

On January 24 and 25, the Succeed 2020 steering committee and FHI 360 hosted a Proposal Development Workshop for REAs and their planning teams in the North Dakota State Capitol. During the Workshop, REA teams gained a stronger understanding of the strategies of the initiative and spent considerable time working with their FHI 360 liaisons.
REAs […]

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