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Call for Workshop Presenters

"Families & Learning Conference 2004"

A conference that focuses on Family Literacy and Parent Partnerships


April 14-16, 2004

WestCoast Colonial Hotel

Helena, MT 

MPIRC invites you to submit a proposal for presentation.


The 2004 Families & Learning Conference is geared for learning opportunities and professional development experiences for all parents and professionals involved in school/family/community partnerships and family-literacy programs across Montana.

Conference Goals:


To share new and proven strategies for working with at-risk families in the areas of school and center-based parent involvement, family literacy, and early childhood education.


To broaden the understanding of research-based principles for the literacy education of children and adults.


To offer training to improve classroom and home-based instructional staff.


To offer workshops and training in important support functions such as fundraising, collaboration, volunteer or client recruitment/retention, data collection, and evaluation planning.


Deadline for presentation submission is December 19, 2003

Guidelines and submission form available online

at or call 1-800-814-1927


Brought to you by Montana Parent Partnerships Information and Resource Center

network of WORD, Inc. (MPIRC)

And our partners Montana Office of Public Instruction-REA, Reading First, Even Start; Montana Head Start State Collaboration Project; Montana GEAR UP, Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education; and Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory


**MPIRC invites you to please share this announcement with your organization or any other organization interested in the conference.