Welcome back!

MT Online Writing PLC Starts this Wednesday- September 14, 2016

Join hosts Bridgett Paddock and Wendy Tyree to kick off this year’s online writing Professional Learning Community (PLC). This live webinar is a place for teachers in all content areas and from across Montana to meet and share best practices, ask questions and participate in shared writing activities. This week's topic is standards-based grading, featuring special guest Colet Bartow.
The PLC takes place the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 3:45.

Click here to join the meeting. To read the discussion article ahead of the meeting, log in to the Teacher Learning Hub.

In addition, on the Teacher Learning Hub you may enroll in the MT Writing Teachers PLC course to earn renewal units!

Imagining the Possibilities - An Arts  Education Leadership Summit - September 23-24 in Helena

Join us at the Arts Education Leadership Summit on September 23-24, in Helena, to celebrate the new Montana Arts Standards! The events are free and feature performances by Montana artists Phillip Aaberg and Jack Gladstone, workshops by Montana Teacher Leaders in the Arts and ArtsEdTalks focused on arts education throughout the state.

For registration and scheduling information, click here.

Hope to see you there!

WELL Leadership and ELA Hub Courses

Keep an eye on the Teacher Learning Hub for new ELA courses. Soon to open will be self-paced courses for writing strategies K-2, 3-5 and 5-12.

In addition, WELL Leadership programs will kick off again this year. This exciting program develops teacher leaders in writing to help support writing instruction in their classrooms, schools, regions and across the state.

Wishing you a wonderful 2016-2017 school year!

Christy Mock-Stutz, English Language Arts, (406) 444-0736