Annual Convention

2024 NDSBA Annual Convention

The 2024 NDSBA Annual Convention Will take place on October 24-25, 2024 at the Bismarck Event Center.

  • Do you have a unique or successful idea happening in your district that may interest others? Is there a speaker or topic that you would like to see at the 2024 NDSBA Annual Convention? NDSBA is now accepting 2024 clinic session proposals! Submit your proposals here!
  • Click here to see a list of hotels in Bismarck with NDSBA room blocks reserved. Those who have rooms booked under the NDSBA block at the Bismarck Hotel for the 2024 Annual Convention will still have their reservations. Call the Bismarck Hotel at 701-258-7700 if you have any questions about your reservations.
  • Sponsor – Exhibit information will be available for the 2024 Annual Convention in spring of 2024.
  • 2024 Convention Program Cover Contest: NDSBA will once again host a competition for all public school districts that wish to submit a photo from their district to be the cover of the 2024 NDSBA Annual Convention program! School districts can submit a photo between now and July 12. Submit HERE
    • Please Note: Submissions must be in .png or .jpg format and must be
      8.5 x 11 inches and in vertical orientation. One submission allowed per school
  • CALLING FOR RESOLUTIONS! Resolutions shape NDSBA’s advocacy strategy and are adopted by the Delegate Assembly during Annual Convention. Any member school board may submit a resolution for consideration by the delegate assembly using the format below. Please view current standing resolutions before submitting a new resolution.
    Resolutions are automatically dropped after four years unless brought to the delegate assembly for reconsideration by the Government Affairs Committee. Both standing resolutions and beliefs and policies are on the NDSBA website at https://www. Submit proposed resolutions by email to Taylor Lassiter at taylor. Submissions are due by August 21.

To submit a proposal, a school board must follow the format below:

A resolution to … [wording of resolution]




[explanatory and rationale statements]
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that NDSBA … [restating of resolution language]
[signature] [title] [address] [city, state, zip] [phone number]

Any questions regarding NDSBA’s annual convention can be forwarded to Taylor Lassiter.

2025 NDSBA Annual Convention

The 2025 NDSBA Annual Convention Will take place on October 9-10, 2025 at the Bismarck Event Center.

Click here to see a list of hotels in Bismarck with NDSBA room blocks reserved.

2023 NDSBA Annual Convention

The 2023 NDSBA Annual Convention took place on October 26-27, 2023 in Bismarck, ND at the Bismarck Hotel and Conference Center. 

  • 2023 NDSBA Annual Convention ProgramView here.
    • Winner: 2023 Convention Program Cover Contest – Congratulations Grand Forks Public Schools Summer Performing Arts (SPA) Director, Allison Peterson, on her winning submission. You can see the program cover photo winner here.
  •  2023 Sponsor – Exhibit information:
  • Information from the New Member Seminar is available here.
  • Information from the School Law Seminar is available here.

Thank you to our 2023 Convention and Law Seminar sponsors:

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