BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum announced today, June 21, that registration is now open for the third annual Governor's Summit and Innovative Education on Aug. 14-15 at Jamestown High School, 1509 10th St. NE.

The summit brings together local and national leaders in education to share best practices and engage with educators, parents and students. The event is open to the public.

This year’s summit is being held in partnership with the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders, ND United, North Dakota School Boards Association and the state Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division. The event is sponsored by the Bush Foundation.

Day One of the summit will focus on innovative instructional best practices to personalize learning, as well as other community-derived solutions to best prepare young people for the 21st century economy and global citizenship.

Day Two will focus on behavioral health in an educational setting. School personnel play a key role in identifying the early warning signs of an emerging mental health condition and in linking students with effective services and supports.

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The registration form is available here. Nominations for Day 1 speakers and #InnovativeND award nominations are open until Thursday, June 27.