Paul Miller

Morris Morrison

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D. Paul Miller is a proud educator, highly-sought after speaker, best-selling author of the book, "Hey Teachers, Don't Quit!", and founder of He shows educators how to feel like they are truly "livin’ the dream" while making huge impacts on student achievement.

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Morris Morrison is obsessed with building Stronger, Kinder, Focused human beings. Along with his team at Windmill Park Media, Morris Morrison has become a world-class Entertainer, Futurist, Author and Entrepreneur whose journey began in New York City before a doctor’s words changed his life forever, after being orphaned a second time.  Morris Morrison has been the go-to voice that has impacted countless youth, college & university and major Fortune 50 events that range from Supply Chain & HR, to Sales, Marketing and Healthcare.


CTE Professional Development Conference Schedule at a Glance

Use this high-level schedule to get a sense of the events and activities that will take place each day.  This schedule is subject to change.

The full conference program will be available online prior to the conference.

Join an Association or Renew Your Dues

NDACTE and most of the divisions:

  • Visit
    • Click Join Now/Renew
    • Select New Member or Renewing Member
    • Select State ND - North Dakota Assn for Career & Technical Educ
  • If you have any questions, contact Carla Hixon, NDACTE Executive Director, at


Agricultural Education

Business Education

  • NBEA
    • NDBEA dues can be paid online along with NBEA dues
    • or, send a check for $15 payable to NDBEA to:

      Jan Repnow, NDBEA Treasurer
      Minot State University
      500 University Avenue West Main 302E
      Minot, ND 58707
    • or, bring your check to PDC in August.

Career Development/Career Advisors

    • Pay by PayPal:
    • or, send a check for $10 payable to NDCDA to:

      Heather Berg, NDCDA Treasurer
      110 Summit Ave S
      Park River, ND 58270

Family & Consumer Sciences Education

    • Send a check for $40, payable to NDATFACS, to:

      Kayla Held
      8515 66th Ave NE
      Egeland, ND 58331
    • or, bring your check to PDC in August.

Special Populations

    • Send a check for $15, payable to NDACTSNE, to:

      Kara Gruenberg   
      ND State College of Science
      800 6th Street North
      Wahpeton ND 58076
    • or, bring your check to PDC in August.

Future Professional Development Conference Dates

  • August 4-6, 2025
  • August 3-5, 2026
  • August 2-4, 2027
  • August 7-9, 2028
  • August 6-8, 2029
  • August 5-7, 2030