Great job opportunity at MT Digital Academy

MEA-MFT and the Montana Digital Academy (MTDA) are pleased to announce the creation of a new and exciting program and employment opportunity.

 

MEA-MFT recently received a highly prestigious American Federation of Teachers Innovation Fund Grant Award, which will create the online Montana Digital Professional Learning Network (MDPLN). 

 

This online network will provide Montana teachers and other educators with equitable access to high quality professional development anywhere in the state regardless of the challenges they may face due to distance and time. It will be patterned after the highly successful Montana Digital Academy (MTDA).

 

The project will develop and launch a statewide online professional development and training program via the Moodle Learning Management System. The initial focus of the project will be to help K-12 teachers throughout Montana teach to the Montana Common Core Standards and will also provide many other professional development opportunities.


As a key part of this grant funded project a unique position, the MDPLN Program Manager Position has been created.  This position will work with MEA-MFT, the Montana Digital Academy, and the Montana Office of Public Instruction to assemble the statewide online professional development and training program using the Moodle Learning Management System.  The MDPLN program manager will work in the MTDA office located at the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human sciences at the University of Montana-Missoula.

 

We encourage interested persons to review the MDPLN position description and submit, by email, a letter of application and resume to Robert Currie, Executive Director, Montana Digital Academy (robert.currie@montanadigitalacademy.org) and to Marco Ferro, Director of Public Policy and Professional Development, MEA-MFT (mferro@mea-mft.org).

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: August 9, 2013.

 

Learn more here: MDPLN position description
 

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