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.


ETC Hires Director

Rosi Kloberdanz will begin as the Director of ETC on August 1, 2017.  The ETC Director position now includes direct management of EduTech programs.

Ms. Kloberdanz comes to the ETC with 30+ years of experience in IT and education at the University System. During part of her tenure, she also provided administrative oversight for EduTech.

She has also either led or actively participated in various initiatives such as the

  • ND K-20 Initiative;
  • implementation of the NDUS Help Desk;
  • implementation of Microsoft Office 365 for students and employees.

Her experience has provided the opportunity to work from different vantage points including as

  • networks/systems;
  • client services;
  • administrative systems;
  • learning technologies;
  • enterprise IT services for numerous educational institutions.

Welcome Rosi!


Until August 1, contact the following for your ETC questions:


Spring Grant Awarded to Park River Area Elementary School

The ETC Spring Grant will provide Park River Elementary teachers and staff members intensive professional learning.  The funding will also purchase video production equipment.  Fourth Grade Students will pilot the creation of a video featuring the North Dakota State Parks.  These students will work with high school students, video production experts, and State Park personnel to research, create, and produce the video which will be aired on local cable access.  Congratulations to the Park River Elementary School teachers and students!


ETC Meeting

The next ETC Meeting will be held Monday, September 11, 2017.   The Quarterly ETC Meeting is scheduled from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm CT.   The public is welcome to attend the meeting   The Quarterly ETC Meeting Agenda will be posted on  Tuesday, September 5, 2017.  The Council Members are listed under Contact Us.