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2017 Institutes

You must be pre-register for institutes by October 9, 2017. Select the institute in your agenda to   register.  If the institute has a cost, you will pay the fee with your registration fees.

 
       MAEA (Art Education)

Media Literacy and Filmmaking Integration in the Classroom Part 1
Erin Hale
Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:50 PM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 530
Renewal Units: 8

Montana Digital Academy will be providing a full day of training for MTDA online teachers. The trainings will be conducted by various MTDA teachers for their peers and will focus on a wide range of technology tools used in the delivery of courses to Montana students.

Cost: $0



 
  MAEA (Art Education)

Media Literacy and Filmmaking integration in the Classroom Part 2
Erin Hale
Friday, October 20, 2017  8:00 AM - 4:50 PM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 530
Renewals Units: 8

Participants completing level 3 training will delve into specific application areas for their own classrooms. Level 3 instruction is customized for specific participants’ classroom needs. We will use your curriculum to inspire a film script that will be filmed by participants during the workshop.

Cost: $0



 
  MALT (Languages Teachers)

Creating Authentic Interaction in the World Language Classroom
Lisa Werner
Thursday, October 19, 2017  8:00 AM - 4:50 PM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 533
Renewal Units: 8

How can we create authentic interaction in a world language classroom? How can we tailor the classroom environment so that students start producing language with ease and confidence, even in the first year? In this day-long workshop, teachers will focus on creating student-centered lessons that incorporate community building activities whose purpose is increasing interpersonal interaction, play, and risk-taking.

Cost: $35



 
  MASN (School Nurses)

Diabetes Care for the New School Nurse
Linda Simon & Janice Tate
Thursday, October 19, 2017 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 700
Renewal Units: 3

Designed for the school nurse with novice level knowledge of diabetes care for students, staff education needs and resources. Participants will learn fundamental care, where to obtain further education and receive DPHSS grant funded printed resources, a training CD, lending ability for glucagon training kits and directory of recommended resources.

Cost: $0



 
  MASN (School Nurses)

Tapping into Collective School Nurse Experience
Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:00 PM-4:50 PM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 809
Renewal Units: 4

1. Lunch & Business meeting 2. Launch of School Nurse Manual Website. 3. Documentation: Bea Kaleva, school attorney, will present pertinent records laws and a panel of school nurses will present their documentation systems, what has worked and what hasn't. We will have the opportunity for questions and discussion.

Cost: $ 20



 
  MASN (School Nurses)

Meeting The Experts

Friday, October 20, 2017 8:00 AM - 2:50 PM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 533
Renewal Units: 6

Expert health professionals will speak about encopresis, diabetes research and immunotherapy. Key note Dr. Rachel Zeider, with members of Kalispell’s Save the Brain program, will present updated concussion research, practice and implications. The conference wrap up will empower nurses to articulate their value to the health profession. Lunch included.

Cost: $20



 
  General

It's Not Just Good Teaching: Cultural Competence for Educators

Nita Jones, Alicia Bata
Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:00 AM - 10:50 AM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 604
Renewal Units: 3

Recognizing that culturally-responsive instruction helps educators close achievement gaps, NEA offers a program that expands the capacity of educators to serve students from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Cost: $0



 
 
  General

Social Justice Training Program
Kevin Teeley, Gloria Salazar, Deloris Rome Hudson
Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:50 PM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 604
Renewal Units: 3

Rooted in the vision, mission, and values of NEA, the Social Justice Training Program helps members draw the connection between achieving social justice in schools and realizing academic success for all students. The program lays the foundation for NEA’s social justice work by teaching educators to create more just and effective learning environments.

Cost: $0

 
  General

Cancelled session - Using Tableau Across Curriculum
Yvonne Kunz
Thursday, October 19, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:50 PM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 301
Renewal Units: 4

Tableau is a drama technique which is easily integrated into all curriculum. Use for summary, assessment, or even extension; tableau allows students to show you what they know. Teachers will learn how to teach tableau, participate in a tableau lesson, and consider how tableau works in their classroom.

Cost: $0

 
  General

Montana's English Learners Assessment and Data
Natalee Hawks
Thursday, October 19, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:50 PM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 605
Renewal Units: 4

Part 1 of the English Language Learner Series will cover school district's responsibilities for identifying English learners and will explore the uses of assessment data for school systems. Participants are encouraged to attend Part 2 of the series on Friday.

Cost: $0

 
  General

Instructional Strategies for English Learners
Natalee Hawks
Friday, October 20, 2017 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 604
Renewal Units: 4

Part 2 of the English Language Learner Series will cover instructional resources for teachers to support English learners with accessing classroom content and materials. Participants will explore and locate resources for educators on various websites. Participants will understand how to use assessment data to exit or reclassify English learners.

Cost: $0

 
  General

Social Justice Training Program
Deloris Rome Hudson, Gloria Salazar, Kevin Teeley
Friday, October 20, 2017 8:00 AM - 10:50 AM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 605
Renewal Units: 3

Rooted in the vision, mission, and values of NEA, the Social Justice Training Program helps members draw the connection between achieving social justice in schools and realizing academic success for all students. The program lays the foundation for NEA’s social justice work by teaching educators to create more just and effective learning environments.

Cost: $0

 
  General

It's Not Just Good Teaching: Cultural Competence for Educators
Nita Jones, Alicia Bata
Friday, October 20, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:50 PM
C.S. Porter Middle School Rm 605
Renewal Units: 3

Recognizing that culturally responsive instruction helps educators close achievement gaps, NEA offers a program that expands the capacity of educators to serve students from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Cost: $0

 
 
General

Meet with TRS Member Benefit Officer
Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Friday, October 20, 2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Big Sky High School Rm 103
Renewal units: 0

A great opportunity limited to TRS members with a retirement date in the in the next three (two?) years.  Schedule a time for a one-on-one half-hour consultation with a Teachers’ Retirement System Member Benefit Officer to review your retirement options by contacting TRS toll free at 1-866-600-405 or 406-444-3134 by October 14th.  With advanced registration TRS will have your account information available on-site and will be prepared to discuss your specific options. 

Cost: $0