Montana Providers of Professional Learning Network (MPPLN) members provide educators with consistent and equitable access to high quality professional learning across Montana. They are local, regional, and state-based. The MPPLN meets twice a year to network, share best practices, and collaborate. The membership represents a majority of the established professional learning providers in Montana.

Meeting Dates for Fall & Winter/Spring:

  • September meeting - CANCELLED 
  • February 18-20, 2016 - Helena

According to members, the MPPLN is valued because it provides a forum for the following:

o   Collective intelligence

o   Attention to equitable access, according to region and students’ ability levels  

o   Networking inside and outside of OPI

o   Learning and sharing OPI initiatives & programs                                                                           

o   Principals & school leaders receive so much information, providers can provide targeted help

o   Coordinated communication and cooperation to limit expenses associated with travel

o   PR - Building a more positive public image about OPI and public education in general

o   Creating consistent messages regarding professional learning