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National, North Dakota Associations for Career and Technical Education Announce Statewide Town Hall Tour


September 14, 2016   

Contact: Jarrod Nagurka 
jnagurka@acteonline.org; (703) 683-9312 

National, North Dakota Associations for Career and Technical Education Announce Statewide Town Hall Tour   

Alexandria, VA – The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) has announced a joint statewide town hall tour with the North Dakota ACTE (NDACTE). The two associations will host 11 town hall meetings across North Dakota throughout the week of September 19th.

These meetings will highlight the importance of Career and Technical Education (CTE) to growing North Dakota’s economy and workforce in the 21st century, and its implications at the local, state and nation levels. Speakers at each town halls will include: local CTE officials; Rick Ross, Executive Director of NDACTE; and Jarrod Nagurka, Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager for ACTE.     

Event dates, times and locations are below. Please RSVP to Rick Ross at Rick.Ross@vcsu.edu, or by phone at (701) 490-0828.

Full Schedule for North Dakota Town Hall Tour   

Monday, Sept. 19

Sheyenne High School – West Fargo 
Time: 9:00AM – 11:30AM 
Address: 800 49th Ave E 
Local CTE Official: Denise Jonas (Director)

SRCTC & NDSCS – Wahpeton 
Time: 1:00PM – 3:30PM 
Address: 2101 9th St N 
Local CTE Officials: Dan Rood (SRCTC Director) Harvey Link (NDSCS VP of Academic Affairs)

Tuesday, Sept. 20

SRCTC – Oakes  
Time: 8:30AM – 10:30AM 
Address: 924 S 7th St 
Local CTE Official: Randal Brockman (Asst. Director)

SVACTC – Valley City 
Time: 10:30AM – 12:30PM 
Address: 801 Valley Ave SE 
Local CTE Official: Jeff Bopp (Director)

Bismarck Career Academy – Bismarck 
Time: 1:30PM – 4:00PM 
Address: 1221 College Drive 
Local CTE Official: Dale Hoerauf (Director)

Wednesday, Sept. 21  

Dickinson High School – Dickinson 
Time: 9:00AM – 11:30AM **Mountain Time** 
Address: 979 13 Ave W 
Local CTE Official: Wayne Olson (Director)

Williston State College – Williston 
Time: 1:00PM – 3:00PM **Central Time** 
Address: 1410 University Ave 
Local CTE Official: Dr. John Miller (Acting President for Academic Affairs)

Thursday, Sept. 22

NWND Career Tech Center – Minot 
Time: 9:00AM – 11:30AM 
Address: 1100 11th Ave SW 
Local CTE Official: Pam Stroklund (Director)

Lake Area CTC & LRSC – Devils Lake 
Time: 1:00PM – 3:30PM 
Address: 205 16th St NW 
Local CTE Official: Christa Brodina (Director)

Friday, Sept. 23  

North Valley CTC – Grafton 
Time: 9:00AM – 11:00AM 
Address: 1540 School Road 
Local CTE Official: Mike Hanson (Director)

Grand Forks Red River HS – Grand Forks 
Time: 1:00PM – 3:30PM 
Address: 2211 17th Ave S 
Local CTE Official: Eric Ripley (Director)


The Association for Career and Technical Education is the nation’s largest not-for-profit association committed to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. ACTE represents the community of CTE professionals, including educators, administrators, researchers, guidance counselors and others at all levels of education. ACTE is committed to excellence in providing advocacy, public awareness and access to resources, professional development and leadership opportunities. 


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