Mount Holyoke Graduate Programs Professional Learning

Mount Holyoke College Graduate Programs offers ongoing FREE Professional Learning opportunities on a number of topics. See below for our current offerings. 

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Spring 2024

Leading Beyond the Classroom

Monica Washington: State Teacher of the Year: Texas 2014
When: Tuesday, May 28th, 7pm EST
Focus of her talk: Advocacy through speaking and writing for students and the teaching profession.
A decorated educator of twenty-five years, Monica has received honors and awards from a wide variety of organizations for her leadership, advocacy, and classroom instruction. She is a 2022-23 Voices for Honest Education Fellow, a 2015 Milken Unsung Hero Fellow, and a 2015 NEA Foundation Global Fellow. Monica is also the 2014 Texas Teacher of the Year. She supports educators through workshops, instructional coaching, speaking engagements, and blogging. In 2021, Brightbeam named her one of the top twenty-one rising women in the country for her equity and advocacy work. 

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