Conference & Grad PD Credit

2 Ways to Register....
 

Conference AND
Graduate Credit
 1) Click button below.
2) Follow the prompts to register for conference and graduate credit through VCSU in one click. 
"Balancing the Science of Reading"
Class# 17253
Semester: Fall 2022


 

Conference ONLY
On-Line Registration

 1) Complete PayPal/Credit Card payment = $70/person
2) Pay then Return to Merchant
for official Google form registration.
 

(OR)
 

Registration is now closed!
 

Conference Date:

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Hosted by: Minot Kindergarten Team

8:00am - 3:30pm

 

Participants can attend the individual conference with DeeDee Wills for 6 hours (or) add on the optional book study for 9 hours as an opportunity for one graduate credit.

Please click here for approved Syllabus (click here).

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Registration due:

 

Due by: Friday., Sept. 16th

*Must be pre-registered so we can make conference arrangements.

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Location:

Hoeven Elementary School (click for map)

3400 13th Street SE

Minot, North Dakota

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2022 Keynote...

Deedee Wills - 

https://mrswillskindergarten.com/

4 Presentations on Science of Reading:

1) Phonemic Awareness

2) Phonics and sight words

3) Small Group Instruction

4) Comprehension

Deedee Wills pic.jpeg

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Registration & Credit:

Step 1) Choose which option is best for you...

*Conference Only = $70

     (or)

*Conference (AND)  Graduate PD Credit  = $120

(Approved Syllabus - click here)

 

Step 2) If you are taking the credit with the conference + book study, you will need to purchase a book on your own.

"Shifting the Balance"

1) Amazon

2) Stenhouse Publishers

Step 3) Request to join our "private" Facebook group "2022 NDKA Fall Conference." We will accept your request as your registrations comes in. The Facebook page is our only class platform for the credit.

Assignments will start being posted on Sunday, September 25th.

Cost Break-down:

     F2F Conference = $70

     Grad Credit = $50

     Book = approx. $30

Notes:

The approved Graduate PD Credit through VCSU will show up on your ND University System (NDUS) transcript when completed at the end of the Fall 2022 Semester.

The conference registration fee of $70 goes to the NDKA organization. This fee encompasses our keynote speaker cost, conference food, NDKA Membership, and PD opportunity.

 

The fee for Graduate Credit of $50 goes to Valley City State University and is a pre-set fee for all universities.

2022 Hotels

NDKA Room Block:

Comfort Inn & Suites

3420 S Broadway

Minot, ND  58701

701-838-5200

Rooms are $75 + tax

If you would rather stay at a different hotel, here is the link for all hotels in Minot:

https://visitminot.org/hotels/

2022 Conference Schedule:

Agenda for Saturday, September 24th:

8:00 - 8:30  Doors open and grab some eats!

8:30 - 8:45  Welcome by NDKA

8:45 - 10:15  Keynote: Phonemic Awareness

10:15 - 10:30  Break

10:30 - 12:00  Keynote: Phonics & Sight Words

12:00 - 12:45  Lunch

12:45 - 2:00  Keynote: Small Group Instruction

2:00 - 2:15  Break

2:15 - 3:30  Keynote: Comprehension