Lignite Education Seminar
June 12 – 15, 2017
National Energy Center of Excellence
Bismarck State College
Bismarck, ND

MANY SPOTS STILL REMAIN AS OF APRIL 25! PLEASE APPLY and you will be notified if all spots have been filled.

For more information on the seminar, please visit: https://lignite.com/event/teachers-seminar/

The Lignite Education Seminar is a no-cost seminar for K-12 teachers in North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, South Dakota, and Iowa to attend. Teachers may incur transportation costs to and from the Seminar. The Lignite Energy Council provides housing and most meals during the Seminar. Graduate professional development credits are paid for on behalf of the Lignite Energy Council. A $60 deposit check is required to reserve your spot in the seminar. The deposit will be returned to you upon check-in at the Seminar on Monday, June 12, 2017. If you should have to cancel after May 1 and your spot is unable to be filled, you will forfeit your deposit.

Applications will be accepted until the seminar is full, this typically occurs by mid-April. You will be notified via email as soon as possible, but no later than April 30 if you have been selected to attend. If you are selected to attend, you will need to remit a $60 deposit check.

Sponsorships are available for transportation reimbursement to and from the seminar for eligible teachers in Montana, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. Those sponsorships will be arranged by the utilities and cooperatives serving those states.

Sponsorship Eligibility:

If your home or school’s electricity is produced by an electric cooperative served by Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Great River Energy, Minnkota Power Cooperative or you receive your electricity from one of these investor-owned utilities: Montana-Dakota Utilities, Otter Tail Power Company or Minnesota Power.

If you would like a contact name at a utility or cooperative to find out more about a sponsorship to attend this seminar, please call Kay LaCoe at 701-258-7117 or email kaylacoe@lignite.com

Typically, all eligible teachers are accepted. Should applications out-number the spots available, preference will be given based on the following criteria:

  • 4th grade through 12th grade teachers
  • Science, math or social studies as a primary subject matter
  • Career counselors

Please complete this online form and click the “Send Form” at the bottom of this page. Please do NOT print and mail this online form. If you would prefer to complete a hard-copy application, email kaylacoe@lignite.com or call 701-258-7117.

THIS FORM IS FOR TEACHERS OUTSIDE OF NORTH DAKOTA

If you teach at a school in North Dakota, please complete this form: North Dakota Teacher Application

MANY SPOTS STILL REMAIN AS OF APRIL 25! PLEASE APPLY and you will be notified if all spots have been filled.

Application Information for Teachers from MONTANA, SOUTH DAKOTA, MINNESOTA AND IOWA

Home Information

City *
State/Province *
Zip/Postal *

School Information

If you teach at a school in North Dakota, please complete this form: North Dakota Teacher Application

City *
State/Province *
Zip/Postal *

(required for confirmation and other notices)

An e-mail will be sent to you confirming your application.

For more information on the seminar, contact Kay LaCoe at the Lignite Energy Council.
Phone:  (800) 932-7117 or Email: kaylacoe@lignite.com

PLEASE DO NOT PRINT FORM, only submit online.

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