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Teachers matter and so should your professional development.

Welcome K-12 Educators and Other Licensed Professionals

Distance and Continuing Education, a program of the NDSU Office of Teaching and Learning, is a supportive place to find professional development classes, workshops, resources, and assistance to maintain your license and stay current in your field. We offer a fully equipped meeting space for professional development-related classes and workshops in our Group Decision Center


About DCE

Information on our staff, office hours, and contact information as well as a list of frequently asked questions.

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K-12 Professionals

View a list of professional development classes, registration information, transcript instructions, and endorsements. Find information on offering a class.

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K-12 Students

Explore programs and activities designed specifically for K-12 students.

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GP IDEA Online Degrees

A list of online degrees offered at NDSU in partnership with the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance. 

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Continuing Education Units

Maintain your professional license with these continuing education unit offerings.

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Office of Teaching & Learning

Resources for excellence in teaching.  

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The latest news, announcements, and happenings from all DCE programs.


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