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ENROLLMENT OPENS Aug. 23, 2020 – Instructional Teamwork for Paraeducators (Sept. 13 – Oct. 10, 2020)

August 4 - August 12
Free

This course is designed to help paraeducators work effectively on a team. The course consists of introductory material regarding teamwork, delineation of roles and responsibilities, classroom instruction, and behavior management. Can be taken by individual paras and teachers, but is most effective when teams take the course together. Created by the University of Colorado, Par2a Center. […]

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School Leadership Institute 2020

August 10 - August 11
Lockwood Middle School, 1932 US Hwy 87 E
Billings, MT 59101 United States
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$350

This professional learning opportunity is designed specifically to address the issues and challenges faced as instructional leaders. This event is for school staff leading districts in standards-based instruction, curriculum, assessment, reporting, and grading. This intensive two-day event is led by Dr. Marie Alcock. How to Enroll: Visit the Alliance for Curriculum Enhancement website

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REACH Program Summer Teacher Workshop

August 10 - August 11
University of Montana – Missoula Missoula, MT 59812 United States + Google Map
Free

The University of Montana’s School of Public and Community Health Sciences REACH Program provides students the opportunity to learn about the scientific process by doing science. Using the overarching themes of particulate air pollution and cardiovascular health, teachers and students will have access to instruments and curriculum activities as well mentoring by university research professionals […]

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8:00 am

Special Education New Teacher Training

August 10 @ 8:00 am - August 11 @ 5:00 pm
Online Helena, MT United States + Google Map
Free

The Student Support Services division at the Office of Public Instruction is offering a two-day training for teachers and speech/language pathologists new to teaching special education. Registration is limited to 30 participants at each location. Topics covered in the training include the Achieve in Montana (AIM) system, and organizing and managing a constructive learning environment. […]

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8:30 am

Special Education Teacher Training

August 10 @ 8:30 am - August 11 @ 4:00 pm
East Middle School, Library/Computer Lab, 2600 Grand Avenue
Butte , MT United States
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The Student Support Services division at the Office of Public Instruction is offering a two-day training for teachers and speech/language pathologists new to teaching special education. Registration is limited to 30 participants at each location. Topics covered in the training include the Achieve in Montana (AIM) system, and organizing and managing a constructive learning environment. […]

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The Mandt System Online Training

August 10 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Online Helena, MT United States + Google Map
$179

The Western Montana Professional Learning Collaborative is hosting online training for the Mandt system. The Mandt System is a comprehensive, integrated approach to preventing, de-escalating, and if necessary, intervening when the behavior of an individual poses a threat of harm to themselves and/or others. Visit the collaborative's website for more information to register for the […]

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9:30 am

Understanding and Nurturing the Communicative Competence of Learners with Significant Disabilities webinar

August 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Online Helena, MT United States + Google Map
Free

The Montana Deaf-Blind Project and the Montana Transition Resources Project are hosting a two-part webinar series with presenter Philip Schweigert, M.Ed. Session 1's topic is Recognizing the Communication Abilities of Learners with Significant Disabilities, with a focus on assessing all levels of communication using the Communication Matix as an assessment tool. Session 2's topic is […]

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10:00 am

The Basics of Identifying a Child with a Possible Disability

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
MSU Billings – College of Education, 1500 University Drive, Room 122
Billings, MT 59101 United States
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Workshop Overview: *Referral-When should a referral be made? Who can make a referral? What is needed? *Consent to Evaluate-Why is the student being evaluated? What assessments need to be conducted by the District? Why permission from the parent is needed? *Timelines to follow. *Evaluation Report-Meeting of a specialized team to determine if a student qualifies […]

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REACH Program Summer Teacher Online Workshop

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
University of Montana – Missoula Missoula, MT 59812 United States + Google Map
Free

The University of Montana’s School of Public and Community Health Sciences REACH Program provides students the opportunity to learn about scientific processes by doing science research. Using the overarching themes of particulate air pollution and cardiovascular health, teachers and students will have access to instruments and curriculum activities as well as mentoring by university research […]

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