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.


BUILD Grant Request for Proposal Due December 1, 2015

The ND ETC has released the RFP for the Build Grant. The Build Grant’s goal is to expand technology-enabled personalized digital learning for ND students.  All public schools are eligible to receive grant funding to expand the number of devices for students, improve wireless infrastructure, and professional development for teachers and other school staff members.  The RFP is available now.

ETC Meetings

The next ETC Meetings will be held Monday, December 7, 2015.   A Policy Governance Review Meeting will be held starting at 9:00 am until about 10:00 am.  The Quarterly ETC Meeting will begin shortly after the end of the Policy Review Meeting through 12:00 pm.  The meetings will be held via ITV at the sites listed below.  The agendas will be posted on November 30, 2015. The Council Members are listed under Contact Us.

  • Bismarck, ITD CIO Office at the Capitol; 600 E Boulevard Avenue
  • Ellendale, School Superintendent’s Office; 321 1st Street N
  • Fargo, ND CDE Office 4776 28th Ave S, Suite 301
  • Fessenden, 500 2nd St N.
  • Grafton, High School, 1548 School Road.

You are welcome to attend at any of the sites listed above.  You may also add a video site to the meeting by contacting Deborah Janzen, 701-451-7407 or Email.