In addition to providing professional development for teachers, the Helena Education Foundation sponsors institutes for Helena Public School administrators and the community. Participants learn the latest leadership and management techniques from community leaders and special guests and can interact with each other in a variety of ways, including breakout groups and exploratory activities.
2018: Chasing the Dragon: A film and discussion about prescription drug abuse in Montana.
2017: Cracked, Not Broken with Kevin Hines
2013: Your Kids, Their Digital World and Leadership: Managing the Transition
Join us in learning from national experts in education policy and college access how we can help more Montana students succeed in higher education.
2008: Out of Both Worlds
Helena is a great place. Our quality of life combined with a stable economy and great schoolsmake this a very attractive place to live and do business. However, we are not without challenges.
Participants will understand how the typical business model can apply to public education, including assets and liabilities, public relations and marketing, and shareholder relationships.
Education administrators from the Helena Public Schools and other Montana school and state administrators will gather with business experts to learn about and discuss the message from Thomas Friedman’s book, The World is Flat, focusing on changes in major economic areas and the implications for business and education leaders in Montana.