Teacher Training Offered

Tuesday, March 27, 2012


FARGO, N.D., March 27, 2012—Prairie Public will offer two Teacher Training Institutes in June.

The North Dakota Geographic Alliance and Prairie Public Education Services will host The Changing Face of North Dakota Institute to focus on specific impacts the energy industry has on advancements in technology, green energy and the economy of North Dakota, as well as the impact on our environment, communities, schools and children. This professional development opportunity for teachers will be on the campus of Dickinson State University June 4-8.

A Prairie Region Teacher Training Institute for PreK-12 educators will be at the Concordia College campus in Moorhead June 26 and 27. Attendees will observe model lessons from master teachers integrating history, culture and the arts using video media and other web-based technology.

Attendees of this institute will explore how these topics can easily be integrated into all areas of the curriculum. Graduate credits from NDSU, UND or MSUM are available. Registration forms and information is available at

Prairie Public partners with the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, North Central Council for School Television,, University of North Dakota, North Dakota State University and Concordia College to present the institutes.

For more than 40 years, Prairie Public has supported the region through broadcast and technological services. Prairie Public is seen on KFME-DT13 Fargo, KBME-DT3 Bismarck, KSRE-DT6 Minot, KJRE-DT19 Ellendale, KCGE-DT16 Crookston, KDSE-DT9 Dickinson, KWSE-DT4 Williston, KMDE-DT25 Devils Lake, Winnipeg Cable Channel 3 and Brandon Cable Channel 2. ###


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