North Dakota's New Education Podcast: The Cutting Ed

New venture brings together filmmaker, NDDPI and NDU to share stories about innovative practices being used in education 

North Dakota United is proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership we have formed with Ted Dintersmith, innovation expert and producer of the award-winning documentary "Most Likely to Succeed," as well as the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, to present a weekly podcast, The Cutting Ed, which will facilitate inspiring and thoughtful conversations with all of the stakeholders in our public education system. We’ll be celebrating great teaching practices, interesting innovations, and diving into an innovation playlist ( that Dintersmith has pulled together with impressive national partners to support our teaching force.  

CLICK HERE for our Conversation with Ted Dintersmith

CLICK HERE for our Conversation with state Senator Erin Oban

CLICK HERE for our Conversation with state Senator Nicole Poolman

CLICK HERE for our Conversation with internationally renowned innovative educator Kayla Delzer

CLICK HERE for our Conversation with Northern Cass Superintendent Cory Steiner

CLICK HERE for our Conversation with Superintendent Kirsten Baesler

CLICK HERE for Part 2 of our Conversation with Gov. Doug Burgum

CLICK HERE for Part 1 of our Conversation with Gov. Doug Burgum

CLICK HERE for our Intro to the Cutting Ed podcast

You will hear from our educators, K-12 teachers, professors, school support staff, administrators, business owners, elected officials, parents and students, every Tuesday on The Cutting Ed, with your host, Tom Gerhardt. Tom is a veteran broadcast journalist in the state of North Dakota, whose voice is familiar to thousands of our citizens. He spent 23 years in television news, and has established himself as a known and trusted name all across North Dakota. He is a veteran story-teller, and knows well how to pull out the life lessons from education stakeholders in a concise and educational manner. Each episode will clock in at around 15 minutes, so they're the perfect size for listening to on the drive home, or in between tasks during your day!

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Make sure to like The Cutting Ed on Facebook, follow on Twitter and listen in every Tuesday for a new episode. You can find The Cutting Ed on iTunes or Soundcloud, or anywhere else online where you can find podcasts. Most importantly, tell your friends, family and colleagues about this exciting new venture in sharing the good word about North Dakota's education system. Let's have the conversation, together!