House Bill 1231 states the superintendent of public instruction shall appoint a literacy task force in collaboration with the kindergarten through grade twelve education coordination council. The task force shall review all statutes in this code relating to literacy, dyslexia, and related teacher training and report the findings and recommendations of the task force, together with any legislation necessary to implement the recommendations, to the sixty-ninth legislative assembly

Literacy Task Force Members

Meeting Dates:

Monday, March 4, 2024, Online

Thursday, April 4, 2024, Online

Friday, May 3, 2024, Online

Tuesday, July 30, 2024, Face-to-Face in Bismarck

  • 9:00 AM-4:00 PM CT

As part of this work, the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, in collaboration with The Hunt Institute, is hosting two listening sessions to gather stakeholder feedback on the current state of literacy and literacy instruction. The virtual listening sessions are scheduled for:

We appreciate your commitment to improving literacy outcomes for North Dakota's students and we hope you can join us for these important conversations.

All information on North Dakota public meetings is available online.