Collaboration & Innovation to Improve Education


NDREA supports the eight REAs in North Dakota

The N.D. Regional Education Association (NDREA) provides support to strengthen the eight regional education service agencies (REAs) across the state. Through these eight REAs we serve 97% of the state’s public schools and more than 100,000 public school students. We believe through collaboration, a systemic approach, solution-oriented strategies and a focus on continuous improvement we can improve the quality of education across North Dakota.

NDREA members (REA directors and representatives from other organizations interested in advancing the NDREA mission) use a systematic approach to effectively share methods and practices that research has found to produce the best performance and results. Members support each other to ensure such practices are modeled in the operation of each respective REA.

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NDREA's Core Services

  • Identify and establish clear standards of quality for professional development/learning including standards for quality outcomes and processes.
  • Exercise leadership to plan and implement high-quality programs and services within each REA and statewide
  • Capitalize on new statewide strategic initiative opportunities that will benefit all schools.

Upcoming Events

Prioritized Standards, Proficiency Scales & Assessments Webinars
3-Part Webinar Series with Phil Warrick, Marzano Research
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Statewide Initiatives

Succeed 2020
Succeed 2020’s overarching goal is bold and ambitious: successful transition from school to college and careers for all North Dakota students.
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21st Century Community Learning Centers
Designed to establish or expand community learning centers with programs that compliment academics.
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Recent News and Events

Webinars on Prioritized Standards, Proficiency Scales & Assessments
Standards Professional Learning Grant through NESC, SEEC, MDEC, & MREC creates three-part webinar series with Phil Warrick of Marzano Research capturing: the learning the process to identify priority standards; the understanding of proficiency scales and developing scales; and the exploration how scales are used instructionally for standards-based teaching and learning.
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REAs collaborate to provide statewide professional learning opportunities
Standards Professional Learning & Principal/Teacher Evaluation
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Nutrition Service Pre-Planning
May 9, 10 or 11 Minot, Bismarck, Jamestown
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ND Afterschool Network Leadership in Cali
Afterschool Leadership Attend Events In California To Invest In North Dakota Youth
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Great Northwest Education Cooperative
Mid-Dakota Education Cooperative
Missouri River Education Cooperative
North Central Education Cooperative
Northeast Education Services Cooperative
Red River Valley Education Cooperative
Roughrider Education Services Program
South East Education Cooperative