Montage Professional Development and Training

Effective delivery of educational content improves an organization's ability to meet and exceed high academic achievement targets. Montage Education’s Professional Development team provides specialized training and facilitation to improve teacher effectiveness in the areas of Language Arts, Reading, Mathematics, Parental Involvement and Diversity and Inclusion. We provide consultants who are experts in their field, and who will work closely with your staff to help develop your teachers to be the most effective teachers they can be.


  • Topic
  • Session Name
  • Description
  • Math Interventions
  • A Math Framework for Success
  • Learn how to transform struggling math students into successful mathematicians with a specific intervention framework.
  • Data and Assessments
  • Analyzing Data to Differentiate
  • Participants get their “hands dirty” digging into data and learning ways to incorporate assessment data into their instructional planning for Title I students.
  • Technology
  • Blended Learning for the Classroom
  • Learn how to wade through the noise and truly blend instruction by utilizing the three main components of blended learning.
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Building Academic Vocabulary
  • Building academic vocabulary has been proven to be an essential element for increasing student achievement in all subject areas.
  • Writing
  • Building Enthusiasm for Writing
  • This seminar can help you take a difficult-­to-­teach skill and transform it into an exciting experience for you and your thoughts.
  • Student Engagement
  • Creating A Classroom Environment That Supports Literacy Learning
  • This unique, interactive workshop provides teachers with successful management techniques and flexible group strategies. Issues of time, space, resources, and grouping are thoroughly explored. Collaborate with other educators to help understand a myriad of successful strategies used in literacy center creation.
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Cultural Competence and Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Cultural competence training with focus on culturally responsive teaching. This workshop will help participants explore the different dimensions of diversity/ multi-culturalism. They will also gain practical tools to help develop culturally responsive teaching
  • Parent Involvement
  • Curl Up with a Good Book Night
  • Parents will understand strategies for helping their students appreciate reading by modeling read-‐along strategies.
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Building academic vocabulary (BAV) has been proven to be an essential element for increasing student achievement in all subject areas.
  • Teacher Leaders
  • Effective Classroom Management
  • Learn what strategies are most effective, based on current research, and practice applying various tools for creating a learning environment where children and teachers will thrive.
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Guided Reading
  • Guided Reading focuses on using intensive small group interactions with grade level material to increase comprehension and provides teachers with close observation as a diagnostic tool.
  • Student Engagement
  • High Yield Strategies
  • A wide variety of strategies will be reviewed and colleagues will share what has worked and what hasn't over the years.
  • Special Needs
  • Introduction to Applied Verbal Behavior
  • This presentation is an introduction to Applied Verbal Behavior (AVB), with a focus on language-­based teaching and the methodology of BF Skinner.
  • Common Core Foundations
  • Introduction to Literacy Shifts in Content Areas
  • This session is designed for teachers in all content areas who work with Title I students, including: history, social studies, science, technical subjects, and electives.
  • Writing
  • Kidwriting
  • Kidwriting is an effective developmental writing programs for primary age students especially those with literacy deficits.
  • Math Interventions
  • Math Modeling
  • participants will develop the essential knowledge and skills needed to implement model drawing strategies successfully into their own classrooms.
  • Student Engagement
  • New Teacher Success
  • This workshop is the lifeline new teachers need for classroom success, professional achievement, and personal fulfillment.
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Project Based Learning
  • Project Based Learning is an investigative, scientific method approach to learning which requires collaborative planning between students and teachers.
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Questioning for Higher Order Thinking
  • Strategy filled session focused on ways teachers can use questioning to promote higher levels of thinking and increase learning outcomes for students.
  • Special Needs
  • RTI - Coordinating Tiers
  • In this session teachers learn the underlying systemic concepts of RTI, the expectations of each Tier, and specific strategies for coordinating services.
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Using Text-Dependent Questions
  • This session is designed to teach participants how to develop high-­‐quality text dependent questions for instruction.
  • Writing
  • Writing Workshop Model
  • With the goal of creating lifelong writers, this session covers the why and how of the writing workshop method and how to structure the writing process in a consistent and productive way for students.