21st Annual AUGUST INSTITUTE: Teaching and Learning Through Technology and other content areas

21st Annual AUGUST INSTITUTE
“Better Together”
Teaching and Learning Through Technology
August 7-9, 2019 at Missoula College
The 21st Annual August Institute for educators will focus on technology integration into core content areas. Sessions may include technology, mindfulness, outdoor science, IEFA, G&T, STEAM, etc. Join us for one, two or three days of the conference. Featuring Jeff Crews and Dean Phillips of Beyond the Chalk.
Register/Apply for Scholarship at https://forms.gle/r8kMjKGXnSEAGEue9
(August 7-8th are full days and August 9th is half a day.)
(IF YOU TEACH AT A BLACKFOOT TELECOMMUNICATIONS MEMBER SCHOOL, GET YOUR FREE REGISTRATION, WHILE SUPPLIES LAST, IN THE DROP DOWN MENU OF THIS REGISTRATION FORM.)
Register by June 1st for a chance to win $100 iTunes card from Blackfoot.
Blackfoot Telecommunication member schools should use this registration option to receive their free registrations.
Blackfoot will be providing a limited amount of scholarships for registration to the event. Go to the registration form to see if your school utilizes Blackfoot phone, broadband or IT services.
Conference prices:
Early Bird price $185 on or before June 15, 2019
Standard Price $209 after June 15th, 2019
One day only $109
University students in the Teacher Education Program $99

If you are not a Blackfoot Telecommunications member school, we are offering, on a first come, first serve basis, some discounts/scholarships. Apply here for the scholarship.
If you have questions, please contact director@wmplc.org or call 406-529-1113.

Dates: Wednesday, August 7th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.), Thursday, August 8th, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Friday, August 9th, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Where: The Missoula College, 1205 East Broadway Street, Missoula, MT 59802

Coffee will be provided each day and lunch will be provided on August 7th and 8th.

Credit Options:
August 7: 6 OPI renewal units August 8: 6 OPI renewal units August 9: 3 OPI renewal units
or
2-semester credits (pending through the University of Montana) at an additional charge of $155. (not part of Blackfoot’s free registration or the standard registration fee). A separate Semester Credit Registration Form will be provided at the event. The third day of the conference (August 9th) is a half-day session that is required if you choose to take the August Institute for University of Montana semester credits.

Event Number: 18570003

Register/Apply for Scholarship if you are a member school here.

2019 Montana Council for Computers and Technology (MCCE) Summer Tech Summit

Join us for our annual tech summit, an end-of-summer, tech refreshing, collaborative learning event!  Explore a variety of digital tools to enhance your teaching and your students’ learning!  This is summer professional development that gets you geared up for the new school year, with time to create for your classroom.

How to Enroll: Visit the 2019 MCCE Summer Tech Summit website

21st Century Learning Conference

The turn of the 21st century is marked by rapid technological change, and its impact on teaching and learning across the P-20 spectrum cannot be overstated.  At the 21st Century Learning Conference, you will learn about successful, evidence-based strategies and program that can strengthen your practice.

The conference is free but please register on the 21st Century Learning Conference website as space is limited.

Summer Institute 2019 – Region IV CSPD

Free professional development conference for educators in Dillon, MT on June 12-14, 2019.

Sessions will include options related to self-regulation, The Great 8, tech tools, assessment, poverty, neural plasticity, classroom management, and teacher stress management.

MIET-Montana Institute of Educational Technology

Join your colleagues from across the state for a full day of learning about technology in the classroom, featuring topics such as Breakout EDU, Technology and Active Learning, Virtual Reality, Technology to Support Classroom Culture, Current Apps, Formative Assessment, Microsoft Office 2019, and so much more.

Western Montana 2019 Summer Institute

The Western Montana CSPD is offering a Summer Institute with a variety professional development opportunities June 11-13, 2019 in Polson, MT.

Some of the opportunities include:

  • The Development of Reading and Writing (K-2)
  • High Impact Math Instruction (K-12)
  • Understanding Conflict and Communication
  • Preschool Curriculum
  • Restorative Justice
  • Raising Student Achievement
  • Data Management and Tech Integration

…and much more!

How to Enroll: Visit Summer Institute 2019

Evidence & Education: Linking Research, Policy and Practice to Enhance K-12 Education Conference

Montana State University’s Initiative for Regulation and Applied Economic Analysis is hosting a free one-day conference, Evidence and Education: Linking Research, Policy, and Practice to Enhance K-12 Education. The conference brings together economics and education researchers and local experts to discuss the real challenges facing schools today. Topics include school safety, technology, and teacher recruitment and retention. Visit the initiative’s website for more information and registration details.

Expanding Your Horizons for Girls (EYH)

Expanding Your Horizons for Girls (EYH) will be held Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Montana State University in Bozeman. The event is for girls in grades 6 to 8 in the 2018-19 school year. Past workshops ranged from origami math to archaeology. Registration is open. Visit the Expanding Your Horizons website for more information.

Eastern Montana Educational Symposium

The event is on Thursday and Friday, October 18 and 19. Sessions include NWEA Testing, Building a School-Centered Climate, Educational Technology with Google, K-12 Teaching Practical Financing, Creating Trauma-Informed Schools, Leadership, Not your Mascot: Supporting American Indian Students, Decolonizing the Classroom & Identifying Anti-Indian Bias, Autism Spectrum Disorder. Contact Sara Engle to register at 406-377-9441 or sengle@dawson.edu

20th Annual August Institute (Technology Integration into Core Content Areas)

The 20th Annual August Institute will focus on technology integration into core content areas. There will be STEAM workshops geared toward gifted and talented (G&T) educators and for regular education teachers to use with their G&T students.

Keynote:
Jon Smith is currently an Apple Distinguished Educator and Technology Integration Specialist for Alliance City Schools, in Ohio, where his class eBook projects have attracted attention for their global reach and practical approaches to integrating transliteracy practices into the classroom.

PLUS

Beyond the Chalk presenters: Jeff Crews and Dean Phillips
and other top presenters.

Dates: Wednesday, August 1st 8:30 – 4:00, Thursday, August 2nd 8:30 – 4:00, Friday, August 3rd 8:30 – 11:00

Where: New Location: The Missoula College, 1205 East Broadway Street, Missoula, MT 59802

Course fee options:

  • Blackfoot Telecommunications is providing a limited number of scholarships to schools who utilize Blackfoot phone,
    broadband or IT services. (If you teach at a Blackfoot member school, get your free registration, while supplies last, in
    the drop down menu toward the end of the form.)
    OR
  • Early Bird price $175 on or before June 15, 2018
  • Standard Price $199 after June 15th, 2018
  • One day only $99

Credit Options:
August 1: 6 OPI renewal units August 2: 6 OPI renewal units August 3: 3 OPI renewal units
OR
2 semester credits (pending through the University of Montana) at an additional charge of $155. (not part of Blackfoot’s free registration). A separate Semester Credit Registration Form will be provided at the event.

Event Number: 18570002

To register: https://goo.gl/forms/yO51CfGcmAO2KFHD2
https://www.wmplc.org/august-institute-2018.html