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K-12 Teachers

North Dakota United is proud to represent the backbone of our state's education system - the dedicated K-12 educators who shape the future of North Dakota's youth. Our K-12 teachers, work tirelessly to provide quality education and support to students across the state. Together, we are committed to ensuring that every child in North Dakota has access to a world-class education and a bright future.
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A teacher's working conditions are also the student's learning conditions. For the sake of our children's education, we must ensure that educator voices are heard by law makers, and everyone involved in the decision-making process. By joining ND United, you can be apart of the tireless fight advocating for educators and students in North Dakota. 

As a member, we provide you with free professional development, legal services and representation, scholarships, conferences and networking opportunities, and empowerment through organizing.

Make Your Voice Heard

ND United members form the strongest voice advocating for educators and students in North Dakota. We’re advocating at the negotiation table with school boards, in the halls of the state Legislature, and in every decision that elected officials and administrators make in determining your level of pay, benefits and the terms of your employment. 

From the local school board to the state legislature, elected officials are making decisions that impact your schools — join ND United and be a part of the discussion.

180+ Local Associations Strong

ND United and its 180+ location associations are the exclusive bargaining agents for K-12 teachers in the sate of North Dakota, as defined by state law since 1969.

By joining ND United and your local association, you are given primary access to the process by which your salary, benefits and working conditions are negotiated regularly with your school district. 

Members are surveyed regularly and meet directly with local leaders about the issues that matter most to them.

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Together We're Stronger. Together We're Heard.

By banding together, we impact meaningful change for educators and students. With more members like you, we can have an even stronger voice.

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.