Governor Burgum creates education innovation task force

Governor Doug Burgum is creating a task force to explore innovation in education.

The governor was flanked by members of the education and business community as he made the announcement. The committee will study outside new types of education programs that focus on job training and then make recommendation to the legislature and government agencies.

“Technology is changing every job, it's changing every company and it's changing every industry and for us to keep pace we have to change how we think about education as well,” said Burgum.

The governor is looking for individuals to serve on the task force, if you would like to apply follow this link ( and select Innovative Education Task Force.