The 24th Annual AUGUST INSTITUTE Educators United: Rising with Resilience
Join us in-person or virtually for The 24th Annual August Institute!
August 3-5, 2022, Missoula College, Missoula, MT
Blackfoot Communications is providing free registrations to all Montana educators while supplies last. Apply today. WMPLC will notify you, via email, once you have been approved for a free registration.
*Ronan and Polson educators can receive free scholarships from Lower the Flathead Valley Community Foundation while supplies last. Use our registration form to apply.
This conference for educators will focus on technology integration into core content areas. Sessions may include technology, media literacy, mindfulness, IEFA, SEL, STEAM, suicide intervention, grief support, etc. Join us for one, two or three days of the conference. This year's conference will be a hybrid platform: You can choose to attend In-person at Missoula College or attend virtually.
In addition to a strong focus on integrating technology into the core content areas with Beyond the Chalk, this year’s conference will have a robust SEL strand. Sessions will include examining “How Your Past Impacts Your Teaching and other Trauma-Informed Classroom Strategies” with Stacy York Nation; “Building Inclusive Teaching and Learning Communities” with Heidi Wallace from EmpowerMT; “Yoga and Mindfulness Tools for the Classroom and Teacher” with Jess Matthiae of Peaceful Heart Yoga; Tobacco Use Prevention with Julia Goar; and “What Educators Should Know about Marijuana Legalization and Youth” with Faith Price from All Nations Health.
Our Indian Education for All strand will feature returning presenter Craig Falcon, a cultural education consultant, producer, director, actor, writer and traditionalist and member of the Blackfeet and White Clay tribes. Cameron Decker, Educator & Outreach Coordinator at the Missoula Art Museum and painter, printmaker, and ceramics artist will join us for a workshop on “Public Art and Community.” Cameron is a member of the Diné (Navajo) Nation, and a Salish descendant.
Keynote: Beyond the Chalk presenters; Jeff Crews and Dean Phillips
Dates: (Times are tentative)
Wednesday, August 3rd, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 4th, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Note: 7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Mandatory Meeting for participants taking the conference for University of Montana Graduate Credits with Erin Lipkind) Friday, August 5th, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: The Missoula College, 1205 East Broadway Street, Missoula, MT 59802
or you can attend some of the sessions via Zoom. These sessions will be identified on the schedule as it becomes finalized. Not all sessions will be available both face to face and virtually!
Coffee will be provided each day and lunch will be provided on August 3rd and 4th for those attending in person.
Hotel blocks: Hotel blocks end early in July so please make your reservations as soon as possible to ensure you will be able to get one.
Event Number: 23570001
Register at: https://forms.gle/qFrjj8NLYoEtGATQA
Featuring Jeff Crews and Dean Phillips