The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) ensures that North Dakota public and nonpublic PK-12 schools are in compliance with statutory minimum requirements and provides day-to-day technical assistance to PK-12 school administrators and counselors. NDDPI
- Assists with state education improvement processes and assists with the issuance of credentials to counselors, librarians, and administrators.
- Administers the ND Academic and Career and Technical Education Scholarships.
- Oversees summer school, home education, and the requirements for the Principal/Teacher Evaluation System.
- Provides coordinated resources, strategies, and initiatives to schools to help them support at-risk students and foster collaboration among the different programs that assist these populations of students while working within state and federal regulations.
North Dakota Statewide School Improvement Process
- A nationally recognized accreditation model that focuses on continuous improvement, student performance, and stakeholder satisfaction.
- Accountability for the investment of the state in the educational process and a distinctive mark of quality and integrity recognized around the globe as the standard for educational excellence.
- A framework and support system to help meet and exceed local, state, and national requirements.
- Duplication of reporting eliminated and better use of reported information.
- A valid external review process that provides an opportunity to gain valuable input, validation, and support from peers.
- State-wide data and reports generated to provide an overview of the status and progress of schools within the state.