The Northern Coalition Education Center provides opportunities for personal and professional development, establishes and coordinates mentorship programs, promotes sharing and coordinating of resources and endeavors to improve the workplace climate.


    The Northern Coalition Education Center (NCEC) is a non-profit organization created in 1988 by a coalition of school districts in northwestern Minnesota. The NCEC is governed by an executive board that includes representative teachers, a principal, a superintendent, a school board member, a parent/community member, the NW Service Cooperative director and the NCEC coordinator.

    Forty-seven school districts and organizations in northwestern Minnesota are presently members of the Northern Coalition Education Center (NCEC). NCEC members include: Ada/Borup, ASEC, Badger, Blackduck, BRIC, Circle of Life Academy, Clearbrook/Gonvick, Climax/Shelly, Crookston, Crookston Cathedral, East Grand Forks, Fertile/Beltrami, Fisher, Fosston, Goodridge, Greenbush/Middle River, Grygla, Kelliher, Kittson Central, Lake of the Woods, Lancaster, Laporte, Mahnomen, Marshall County Central, Naytahwaush Community Charter School, Nevis, Norman County East, Norman County West, NWRIC, Pine Point, Red Lake County Central, Red Lake Falls, Red Lake, Roseau, Sacred Heart, S. Koochiching/Rainy River, St. Bernard's, St. Michael's, Stephen/Argyle, Thief River Falls, Tri-County, Voyageurs Expeditionary High School, Walker/Hackensack/Akeley, Warroad, Warren/Alvarado/Oslo, Waubun,/White Earth/Ogema and Win-E-Mac.

    For membership information, please contact the Northern Coalition Education Center.

    NCEC professional  development  opportunities for educators and school administrators are listed on the NWSC homepage in Announcements and in the sidebar Upcoming Events and on the NWSC calendar.


    Northern Coalition Education Center
    114 West 1st Street
    Thief River Falls, MN 56701

    Phone: (218)681-0900 ext.6  Fax: (218)681-0915
    Barb Nelson
    e-mail: bnelson@nw-service.k12.mn.us





Last Modified on November 23, 2021