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All Together

In North Dakota, we’re all together. Our communities, workplaces, and schools are stronger when we stand up for each other and advocate for what we need to make us all better off. Across our state, North Dakota United members continue to build connections to parents, neighbors, churches, youth sports associations … you name it, our members are there to build the bonds that help our kids and communities succeed.
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All Together for ND Students

Sheila Peterson is All Together

2024 North Dakota Teacher of the Year Sheila Peterson, a physical education instructor at Wachter Middle School in Bismarck, shares her story of the path she took to become an educator, the love she and her family feel for their community in Bismarck-Mandan, and the importance of parental involvement in her efforts to lift up students and help them reach their full potential.

Trisha Schaefer is All Together

In this video, Minot math teacher and 2024 North Dakota Teacher of the Year finalist Trisha Schaefer talks about how she became a teacher. Having been born and raised in Minot, Trisha and her husband created opportunities for themselves to work in education and raise a family here in her home state and community.

Andee Mattson is All Together

In our latest video, Rugby music instructor and 2024 North Dakota Teacher of the Year finalist Andee Mattson discusses how small-town communities like the towns where she grew up and is now raising a family can work together and lift up the hopes and dreams of all the students who attend public schools there.

Megan Wasness is All Together

Megan Wasness, an English teacher at Central Middle School in Devils Lake and 2024 North Dakota Teacher of the Year finalist, shares her story of how supportive her community has been to her and the importance of passing that same level of support to students.


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.