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Press Release

Educators, Public Employees Stand United for North Dakota Students and Communities at State Capitol

Members of ND United to speaking with elected officials public school and public service employee recruitment and retention
Published: February 17, 2023

BISMARCK – Educators and public employees from across the state will join together and share their stories of service to North Dakota students, families and communities with lawmakers in Memorial Hall of the state Capitol on Monday, Feb. 20. Members of North Dakota United, including educators from K-12 schools and university campuses, public employees, aspiring educators and retired public workers, will be speaking with elected officials about the urgent need to recruit and retain quality employees within public education and public service.

ND United President Nick Archuleta will be holding a news conference at 12:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall, along with several of our members, to share their personal stories on the issues of education vouchers, pension plans for retirement, and increasing accessibility to affordable childcare for all working North Dakotans.

  • Who: President Nick Archuleta and members of North Dakota United
  • What: News conference on measures to assist public workforce development
  • When: 12:30-12:45 p.m., Monday, Feb. 20
  • Where: Memorial Hall, State Capitol
  • Online: Streaming at

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North Dakota United is the largest professional union of public educators and employees in the state, representing more than 11,000 public school teachers and staff, university faculty and staff, and city, county and state employees. Together, we advocate for the great public education and great public services that citizens of North Dakota enjoy and deserve.


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.