A message to our community
In response to COVID-19 and in an effort to keep our learners safe, NDEC has transferred to a virtual learning platform to keep our students engaged and on track for success. Learning never stops! We are all in this together!
Following the governor's order, our facilities will be closed until at least June 29, 2020.
We are now offering online high school equivalency test (HiSET) preparation.
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A challenge from his wife got NDEC Distance Learning student Daniel DeOliveira off the couch and into running. “I had always been active,” he says. “But over time, like a lot of people, I became a couch potato.”
In the summer of 2011, his wife challenged him to “get off the sofa, go outside, and do something fun,” he recalls. “As we used to live on the beach, I decided to take up running. It was tough at first, but I loved how challenging it was. I’ve been running ever since.
In October Daniel ran the Chicago Marathon, finishing in a respectable five hours and 10 minutes. The Chicago course...