N.D. Reading Corps Tutor Profile: Teresa Bachmeier

Each month we work to highlight another fabulous tutor within the N.D. Reading Corps program. This month we’d like to introduce Teresa Bachmeier, a veteran tutor who is back for her fourth year and is a K-3 tutor in Fargo’s Clara Barton and Hawthorne elementary schools. Teresa, who previously worked for MeritCare (now Sanford) for…
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MEMBER FEATURE: Ellendale

Ellendale Public Schools – Jeff Fastnacht, Superintendent Jeff Fastnacht, Ellendale superintendent for the past 13 years, says the driving force that led him into the world of education started with his uncle, whom he greatly admired growing up. Fastnacht’s uncle was a school principal in the Denver, Colo. area and would share stories from his…
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Reading Corps Fills All Positions, AmeriCorps Turns 20, Staff Gains Insight At Symposium

2014-15 program reaches tutor goals A lot has happened for N.D. Reading Corps and AmeriCorps in the last month and it makes us more excited than ever for the 2015-15 school year. We are proud to say that wehave successfully filled all 41 AmeriCorps tutor positions for our 2014-15 program with 10 returning members and 31 new!…
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Tim Herman Recaps His Years Of Involvement

Did you know that the South East Education Cooperative has a governing board that oversees the big picture of what the organization is doing? On top of that, did you know that it is comprised of one school board member from each of the eight regions that make up the SEEC membership? Find out what…
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2014 Reading Corps Summer Institute

The 2014 North Dakota Reading Corps (NDRC) Summer Institute wrapped up its three-day training on Aug. 6. Over the three days, more than 50 individuals were in attendance including 28 AmeriCorps members, 20 internal coaches, five master coaches and  three ReadingCorps staff. Training is presented by staff from the Minnesota Reading Corps program which N.D. is a…
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Student Community Service Week

Jamestown’s Meaningful  Out of School Time wrapped up its summer program with a Community Service Week that included a neighborhood food drive and a visit to the local nursing home. About 80 students are involved in the program and took part in multiple activities throughout the last week of their program. Two of the biggest…
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Green Thumbs Popping Up In Jamestown

Have you ever wondered how to grow your own garden, but didn’t know who to ask for assistance? In Jamestown, some families are able to get help from someone right in their own home! About 80 students, grades K-5, are growing little green thumbs during the M.O.S.T Summer Program with help from the North Dakota…
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