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.


Contact the following for your ETC questions:

Spring Grant Funds Available

The ND Educational Technology Council will award one $10,000 grant to a school.  ND ETC, with one-time legislative support, is funding grant programs during this biennium. The grant will be awarded to a new or ongoing project that supports personalized digital learning. No local matching funds are required.  Grant applications are due March 31, 2017.  Funds must be spent and reimbursements requested by June 16, 2017.  Be aware that the school receiving the funding will need to move quickly to complete the project before the June 16, 2017 deadline.  See the Spring Grant 2017 link for the details.

ETC Meeting

The next ETC Meeting will be held Monday, May 1, 2017.   The Quarterly ETC Meeting is scheduled from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm CT. via ITV.  The public is welcome to attend the meeting at any of the sites: Bismarck, ITV Meeting Room in the J-Wing of the Capitol or Fargo, ND CDE Director’s office.  You may contact Deborah Janzen 701.451.7407, to have your site added to the meeting.   The Quarterly ETC Meeting Agenda will be posted on  Monday, April 24, 2017.  The Council Members are listed under Contact Us.