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WHAT: Education Innovation Discussion With Gov. Burgum, Superintendent Baesler and Ted Dintersmith, producer of education documentary “Most Likely to Succeed.” Also: Presentation by National Math and Science Initiative about success of NMSI programs

WHEN: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

WHERE: Exhibit Hall B, Bismarck Event Center

WHAT’S GOING ON: North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler, and Ted Dintersmith, producer of the education documentary “Most Likely to Succeed,” will be holding a panel discussion on education innovation. This will last for about 45 minutes, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Afterward, officials from NMSI will be speaking about recent results from the initiative’s College Readiness Program, which encourages North Dakota high school students to better prepare themselves for college by taking Advanced Placement courses in math, science and English. The NMSI presentation will begin at about 12:15 p.m. and last until about 12:30 p.m.

These events are taking place as part of the North Dakota Fall Educators’ Conference, which is being held Oct. 11-13 at the Bismarck Event Center. This is one of the largest gatherings of educators in North Dakota. I have attached a link to information about the conference, a copy of the agenda, and a summary of the scheduled breakout sessions for your perusal.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call or email Dale Wetzel at the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction.
Desk phone: 701-328-2247
Mobile phone: 701-400-8557
Thank you!