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NDCDE Monthly Newsletter

The NDCDE May newsletter is now available. In it, we celebrate our graduates by interviewing three who completed their diplomas this year, and we announce three open positions on our curriculum, evaluation, and learning management system team.

Memorial Day - CDE Offices Closed

CDE offices will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 30, at 8:00 AM CST.

Extension Policy Changes

During the rush of virtual learning across the state, CDE saw a need to offer students short extensions on courses. We are pleased to announce that we will continue the practice of offering extensions for students with a few changes to the current practice.

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

The past practice of NDCDE would be to unenroll/drop a student that had not submitted at least one assignment in the initial two weeks of a course. We recognize the need for our students to work at their pace on assignment submissions and the ability of districts to monitor these enrollments.

CDE-EmpowerU Partnership

The North Dakota Center for Distance Education (NDCDE) is partnering with EmpowerU to bring a highly personalized, data-driven solution to equip students with the skills they need to be resilient, self-directed learners and reach their goals.

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Welcome To North Dakota Center For Distance Education

The North Dakota Center for Distance Education (NDCDE) is an accredited, non-profit, distance education school that has been providing educational opportunities to students around the world since 1935.

NDCDE's courses are available to any students in grades K-12. NDCDE is familiar and works well with a variety of educational arrangements including public, private, home, and charter schools. NDCDE provides instructional support for all its courses.