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Professional Learning Opportunities for You 

We have some wonderful professional learning opportunities available for your area. These events are offered at no-cost to the school/district, but are limited. If you are interested in hosting any of the following 1 or 2 day workshops,  complete this form.

Enhancing Writing Instruction in all classrooms- 1- day workshop

New Montana Arts Standards – 1-day workshop

College Ready Writing Program (CRWP) – 2 day workshop

For more information on these opportunities, submit this form or contact Christy Mock-Stutz, 406-444-0736

Teacher Learning Hub ELA courses- NEW!

New professional learning opportunities in English Language Arts are now available on the Teacher Learning Hub!

Write from the Start: K-2 Writing Strategies
Writing to Learn: 3-5 Writing Strategies
Writing Across the Disciplines in Grades 5-12 (opening March 3)
WELL Leadership Facilitated Course- (Writing Education for Learners and Leaders)(opening at the end of March)
MT Writing Teachers PLCSimply log in here at 3:45 on the third Wednesday of the month to join this amazing collaborative conversation with teachers from all areas of Montana. Special guest host on  March 8 is Alan Sitomer: author and former California teacher of the year

2017-2018 Montana Teacher Leader in the Arts - deadline extended to March 10, 2017

The Montana Office of Public Instruction and the Montana Arts Council are now recruiting educators across Montana for the third year of Montana Teacher Leaders in the Arts. Through this innovative program, MAC and the OPI seek to develop teacher leaders who can support other teachers statewide in integrating the arts into their classrooms.  The program includes an on-site summer institute on arts learning, July 31-August 9, 2017 at Salish Kootenai College, online professional learning opportunities throughout the school year, and support for a field project in the arts in the teacher leader’s school or region.

All K-12 teacher in Montana’s public schools, arts specialist and classroom teachers, as well as qualified teaching artists, are welcome to apply for the program.  

Information for applicants is available here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9pMhRIR54w-czVXU1hKLVhBSm8/view?usp=sharing

Apply for the program here: https://goo.gl/forms/SlDifrVAzsOQphdj1

The deadline for application has been extended until Friday, March 10, 2017.  Contact Monica Grable at the Montana Arts Council or Christy Mock-Stutz at the Montana Office of Public Instruction with any questions about the program.