North Dakota - Educator Performance Evaluation: Educator Evaluation Authority
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. In 1995, the ESPB became an independent board with the responsibility of teacher licensure, teacher education program approval, professional development and professional practices. As an independent board, no state dollars are received and the board carries out its duties funded by the licensure fees of the educators in North Dakota. The state's authorized an independent board of ten educators, administrators, school board members, and teacher educators. The board is appointed by the Governor to two 3-year terms. (As of 1/20/15 new teacher evaluation guidelines were listed as "coming soon" on state website.