The NDDPI oversees state and federal grants to support the development of literacy instruction for the advancement of all student outcomes. In addition to monitoring program implementation, the department strives to offer technical assistance that informs improvement through the maintenance of the Literacy Plan. The North Dakota State Literacy Team, filled by application, informs the updates to the Literacy Plan.  


ND Literacy Team and Coaching Cadre Application Opportunities

The NDDPI is seeking qualified individuals to fill vacant seats on the North Dakota State Literacy Team. A balance of professionals representing literacy experience with children from birth through higher education is desired. The NDDPI oversees the Comprehensive Literacy State Development grant which provides for a team of literacy professionals to annually update the North Dakota Literacy Plan and provide guidance on literacy-related topics.

The NDDPI is also seeking one individual to participate in the Literacy Coaching Cadre Lead Team specifically representing Early Childhood Literacy. Cadre members are also part of the State Literacy Team who plans and implements supports for literacy coaches in North Dakota.

Applicants may choose from the following positions:

  • ND State Literacy Team
  • ND Early Childhood representative to the Literacy Coaching Cadre Lead Team

ND Literacy Team Application is due June 15, 2023.

 Application for Selection Issued  May 9, 2023
 Application Due  June 15, 2023
 Notification of Selection  July 15, 2023
 Start Date  August 1, 2023

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