Director of Educational Technology Council (ETC)

Jody French was selected as Director of the North Dakota Educational Council (ND ETC) in January 2014.

ND ETC is a state board serving elementary and secondary education by developing technology systems and coordinating their use to enhance and support educational opportunities for students and teachers.

Ms. French was the EduTech Director for 16 years. She served as an elementary teacher in Wyndmere and Grafton Public Schools. Prior to working at EduTech, Jody worked as an In-service Specialist for North Valley Career and Technical Center. She is a native of Milton, North Dakota, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Mayville State University and a Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership from North Dakota State University. 

While serving as EduTech Director, Ms. French successfully managed the implementation, deployment and evaluation of statewide IT initiatives.

Jody and her husband Jay have two daughters, Jolee and Jacee.