Helping our members succeed in their careers is a top priority for MFPE. That’s why, each year, we sponsor the Educator Conference -- the best professional development of its kind anywhere.
MFPE is teaming up with 16 Montana curriculum groups to bring you the best in teacher-led professional learning hybrid conference in 2022. Workshops, keynotes, & institutes are being offered in 2022's hybrid conference. No matter what there is something for everyone. And you can earn renewal units!
Helena High School
1300 Billings Ave.
Helena, MT 59601
AGATE sessions will address meeting the needs of gifted children across Montana. Specific, content-related supports, social-emotional skills, and pedagogical strategies will be provided to identify and address working with gifted learners, K12.
AGATE will be hosting Tamra Stambaugh, Ph.D., as keynote speaker Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 4:00 pm. Tamra is an associate research professor in special education and executive director of Programs for Talented Youth at Vanderbilt University.
MAEA will be hosting Raymond Yang, NAEA Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion as a Keynote speaker Thursday. In addition an institute held at Archie Bray on Friday.
MALT will be hosting Author, Carol Gaab, (Esperanza, Brandon Brown series, Problemas au Pardis and more) is the keynote speaker for MALT in Helena 2022. She will present on Thursday about acquisition-driven instruction and designing units using novels and other resources. Then Friday we will have a wide variety of engaging sectionals presented by our members and language teachers from around the state.
MATELA and WPUBS will be hosting keynote speaker, Jeffrey Willhelm. His work is honored by the two top American research awards in English Education: the NCTE Promising Research Award for “You Gotta BE the Book” and the Russell Award for Distinguished Research for “Reading Don’t Fix No Chevys” and for Reading Unbound: Promoting the Power of Pleasure Reading.
Montana Council for the Social Studies welcomes Denise Juneau, former Montana Superintendent of Education and Superintendent of Schools for Seattle, as our keynote speaker. Plan to attend more than 40 sectionals featuring experts on the Ukraine War, the Montana Historical Society, our always popular Lewis and Clark sections, and others with pertinent ready to use classroom ideas.
MJEA will offer a keynote address by journalism Mike Dennison, who will discuss the vital importance of a free press in Montana and the United States. Sessions will focus on topics including advising yearbook, designing publications, writing strategies, and teaching media literacy.
WPUBS and MATELA will be hosting keynote speaker, Jeffrey Wilhelm. His work is honored by the two top American research awards in English Education: the NCTE Promising Research Award for “You Gotta BE the Book” and the Russell Award for Distinguished Research for “Reading Don’t Fix No Chevys” and for Reading Unbound: Promoting the Power of Pleasure Reading.
Helena High School Gym
Exhibit Hall Schedule:
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Set-up only
Thursday, October 20, 2022 7:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Friday, October 21, 2022 7:30 a.m.—3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m. - Tear down
Exhibit Booth Cost:
Early booth registration June 15 – August 1, 2022: $500 + $100 refundable deposit = $600
Booth registration August 2 —October 3, 2022: $600 + $100 refundable deposit = $700
Deposit is refunded if the booth is open until 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2022.
2023 October 19-20 Billings
2024 October 17-18 Bozeman