Burgum announces Dickinson as site for Governor's Summit on Innovative Education

According to a press release from the Governor’s Office, the summit will take place on June 9 at Dickinson Middle School.

Doug Burgum
Gov. Doug Burgum, pictured above, will host the 6th Annual Governor's Summit on Innovative Education on June 9, 2022, in Dickinson, North Dakota.
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DICKINSON — Gov. Doug Burgum announced Thursday that registration is currently open for the 6th Annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education, which is set to take place in June in Dickinson.

According to a press release from the Governor’s Office, the summit will take place on June 9 at Dickinson Middle School. The summit aims to bring together local and national leaders in education to share best practices and engage with educators, administrators, parents and students. The event will be free and open to the public.

“The event will continue to focus on innovative instructional best practices to personalize learning, as well as other community-derived solutions to best prepare young people for the 21st century economy and citizenship,” the press release stated. “Stakeholder voices from across the state will be sharing stories from their communities targeted at better supporting student learning.”

Additional details about the agenda and event information for professional learning hours are forthcoming and will be made available to the public soon.

Nominations are being sought for the #InnovativeND education awards, which recognize the great work being done by educators to prepare students for success in a rapidly changing world, the press release read.


“By recognizing innovation and best practices, North Dakota can celebrate the work happening in its schools to transform learning for every student. Excellence will be recognized at the student, classroom, building and district levels,” according to the press release.

#InnovativeND award nominations may be submitted here .

To reserve a seat at the summit, visit .

Jackie Jahfetson is a former reporter for The Dickinson Press.
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