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Questions about SNDU?
For more information, please contact Amber Augustadt at [email protected] or 701-223-0450.

Aspiring Educators

Through its affiliation with North Dakota United, NEA and the NEA Student Program, the SNDU provides college students with assistance, benefits and professional resources. The association gives aspiring educators the opportunity to learn — not only from each other, but also from a network of campus advisors and from the finest professionals in education.
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The Student ND United (SNDU) group elects officers and is represented on the NDU Board of Directors. Student representatives are also elected to the NDU Delegate Assembly as well as the National Representative Assembly, ensuring that professional practitioners are listening to the voice of future educators

Each SNDU campus chapter plans activities and programs designed to help students become successful educators.

SNDU Executive Board

  • McKenzie Dale (Mayville State University
  • Mariah Fitterer (Dickinson State University – Bismarck)
  • Emily Kennelly (Mayville State University)
  • Annette Manning (Mayville State University)
  • Brandon Oien (Dickinson State University – Bismarck)
  • Allison Ososki (Mayville State University)
  • Kimberly Toepke (University of Mary)
  • John Vetter (Dickinson State University – Bismarck)

SNDU Student Rebates

Rebates are available to first-year teachers and ESPs. For every year you were a student member, you can receive $20 off your first year’s active member dues.

For example – if you were a student member for four years, you would receive $80 from NDU and $80 from NEA, for a total of a $160 savings off of your first year’s active teacher membership. 

You can only apply for this rebate your first year of teaching.  Deadline to submit rebate is May 1 of that first year. 

To apply for this rebate, submit the NEA Rebate form to NEA and the NDU Student Rebate form to NDU. Forms are included in new member packets, or contact Renee Franklund at 1-800-369-6332 or [email protected].

For more information, please contact Amber Augustadt at [email protected] or 701-223-0450.
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Become a Student ND United Member

Any college student pursuing a career in education, is an Aspiring Educator. You are the future of the teaching profession. Student ND United supports you on your journey, and uplifts your voice in the decision-making process that affects your future.

Keeping the Promise of Quality Public Education & Public Services

With more than 11,500 members across the state, NDU supports equal opportunities for success for ALL North Dakota students, and respect and support for all educators. NDU members are teachers, community college professors, speech pathologists, bus drivers, secretaries, retired educators and student teachers.