NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

K-12 Professionals

ND Roughrider Conference 2019

EDUC 2000




Instructor: Lois Mauch

Grading: Letter

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - Friday, May 31, 2019

Tuesday, 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. with course completion June 8, 2019

Location: Rough Riders Hotel and Conference Center, Medora, ND

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $100 + $200 conference registration fee due May 15, 2019

Course Description:

To promote healthy lifestyle concepts to North Dakota students, school personnel and community members in order to share, learn and develop plans of action for healthy schools and communities.


1. Develop a realistic and attainable Healthy School and Community Action Plan.

2. Expand knowledge of research-based prevention curriculum, enhancement through after-school programming, and classroom behavior management strategies.

3. Expand prevention efforts specific to environmental strategies and evidence-based programs.

4. Share successful teaching techniques, prevention strategies and programs.

5. Expand knowledge of North Dakota health initiatives, resource and community programs for healthy students, schools and communities.

"This conference is fantastic every year."

"Roughrider Conference is always motivating & informative. The entire conference was valuable."

"Conference is well organized and valuable in my classroom, school and personal life."

"Fantastic speakers. Listening to each presenter tell us various ways to better ourselves and our students in a healthier world."

"Love this conference, the energy and resources are great!"

"Valuable part of this course was the materials, activities, and resources that we can take back to use in our classrooms to motivate students to be healthy."

About The Instructor

Lois Mauch
Lois Mauch

Lois Mauch earned her M.A. in Physical Education & Health from Virginia Polytechnic State University in Blacksburg, VA while her B.S. in Physical Education is awarded from Valley City State University. Lois has published 2 books and various articles being published in the National Journal for Sport & Physical Education, and Strategies several times specifically What Really Motivates Students. Lois has received the National Association for Sport & Physical Education Teacher of the Year both at the State Levels for Elementary and as Middle School Teacher of the Year State and Central Levels. Lois has also been honored with the Christa McAuliffe Fellowship Award and has presented at five National Conventions & received the 4th Progress for Physical Education Act grant for Fargo Public Schools. Lois is currently serving as a Project Director for 1.5 million dollar grant awarded to 23 school districts in northern & western Minnesota.  

Special Instructions:

To register for the conference, go to: http://www.ndroughrider.com/registration.html; payment must be received by May 15, 2019.

**Registration Instructions:

NDSU professional development credit registration begins May 1, 2019

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