The NDDPI is required, under ESSA, to provide a list of prescreened external organizations. The term "external organization" is defined by ESSA as:
A nonprofit organization with a record of success in running or working with before and after school (or summer recess) programs and activities; OR
In the case of a community where there is no such organization, a nonprofit organization in the community that enters into a written agreement or partnership with an organization described in the above subparagraph to receive mentoring and guidance in running or working with before and after school (or summer recess) programs and activities (ESSA, section 4201).
|Dakota Learning Systems||Grafton|
|Dakota Science Center||Grand Forks|
|Gateway to Science Center||Bismarck|
|ND After School Network||Fargo|
|Northeastern Education Services Cooperative||Devils Lake|