11th Annual HTTC Expo

On Dec. 12, 2013 the Fargodome welcomed over 2,400 students from 30 area schools to explore the 11th Annual Health, Tech and Trades Career Expo. The HTTC Expo is designed to promote more than 75 careers in the health, technology and trade industries (many of which require only a two-year or technical degree) to 9th graders in…
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North Dakota Reading Corps Program Makes Big Strides

On Jan. 28, The Forum published the following story, “Two-thirds of ND children aren’t proficient readers by fourth grade.” The article states that N.D. isn’t alone in this struggle, “Nationally, 66 percent of children were not proficient at reading by grade four in 2013.” “In Minnesota, 59 percent of all students failed to read proficiently by grade four.” We aren’t alone…
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RTI-B: Reinforcement Strategies

In our previous newsletter, we shared that RTI-B is a promising approach to establish school environments that address problem behavior in a positive and preventative manner. Schools improve services for all students by creating systems wherein intervention and management decisions are informed by local data and guided by intervention research. As mentioned previously, there are…
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RTI-B: Back-to-school Is The Best Time To Start!

Response to Intervention-Behavior (RTI-B, also referred to as Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) is a promising approach to establish school environments that address problem behavior in a positive and preventative manner. Schools improve services for all students by creating systems wherein intervention and management decisions are informed by local data and guided by intervention research.…
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Ready For College And Careers… What Southeast ND Is Doing To Make It Happen.

Do you know what the buzz word in academia has been for the last year or so? “READY”. Seems like a broad concept, but it is changing the face of academics and youth development across the country. North Dakota has one of the lowest dropout rates in the country, at 19% we have a lot…
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Agassiz Grand Re-Opening

Though SEEC has been in the building since February 1, yesterday marked the first “official” day of Agassiz‘s new role.  We are delighted to be a part of the many, and great things happening here.  The Grand (Re-)Opening was inspiring.  I think I speak for all of the staff in saying that I am truly humbled…
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