The North Dakota Educational Technology Council (ND ETC) is the state board responsible for developing technology systems and coordinating their use to enhance and support educational opportunities for elementary and secondary education as cited in NDCC 54-59.

The Educational Technology Council is made up of twelve members representing eleven stakeholder groups. The ETC is governed using the Policy Governance Model. Click here to view the current policies.

EduTech and ND Center for Distance Education are part of the ETC.


Governor Appoints Bette Nelson to ND ETC

Bette Nelson was appointed by Governor Dalrymple to represent the Special Education Director’s Study Council on the ND Educational Technology Council. Bette is the Director of the Lake Region Special Education Unit in Devils Lake.  She began her career as a junior high and high school English/Language Arts teacher and taught in Maddock, Thompson, and the ND State Hospital in Jamestown before moving with her husband and family to Lakota in 1989. There Bette began working as a special education resource room teacher for Lake Region Special Education (LRSE) and over the years held additional positions as an educational evaluator and a program coordinator. From 2010-2014, Bette returned to regular education as the principal at Lakota Elementary School. In 2014, she accepted a position as the director for LRSE. Bette and her husband live in Lakota. She has two grown children and two grandchildren. As a self-proclaimed technology geek and a great proponent of technology in education, she is excited to be a member of the Educational Technology Council.


ETC Meeting

The next ETC Meeting will be held Tuesday, September 27, 2016.   The Quarterly ETC Meeting is scheduled from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm CT. via ITV.  The public is welcome to attend the meeting at any of the sites.  You may also contact Deborah Janzen 701.451.7407, to have you site added to the meeting.   The Quarterly ETC Meeting Agenda will be posted September 20, 2016. The Council Members are listed under Contact Us.