Professional Learning Providers

Professional Learning Provider (PLP) Network Collaborative

On the third Tuesday of each month from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., the OPI will host a conference call for education-related providers in the state of Montana.  The call will be recorded and available on the new Professional Learning webpage that is currently in development.

The following links contain calendar invites that provide the information on how to log-in to the conference call.

You can also connect using the Zoom link or by calling 1-720-707-2699 and entering in access code 454 817 432 when prompted.

Recorded PLP Network Collaborative Meetings

  • 8/20/19 Meeting - Topics include introductions, getting to know participants, a research study, and topics for upcoming meetings
  • 9/17/19 Meeting - Topics include statewide professional learning initiatives and regional partnerships.

Advertisement and Renewal Unit Certificates

Professional Learning Providers (PLPs) can advertise their offerings on the OPI Learning Opportunities Portal.  If you have a synchronous event to be listed on the calendar, please fill out a “Submit to Calendar” request.  If you have an event that is asynchronous or PL that is available upon request, please email Marjorie O’Rourke, Professional Learning Data Specialist at or Carli Cockrell at  

PLPs offering renewal units must record the number of certificates issued once the professional learning event has been completed.  More information about the process can be located on the Renewal Unit Provider System login website linked below. 

Questions related to Renewal Unit Provider status and procedures can be directed to the Educator Licensure (Certification) Program at of by calling 406-444-3150.

Login to the Renewal Unit Provider System

 Information on Becoming a Renewal Unit Provider


Professional Learning Contacts

For general questions related to Professional Learning from the OPI or from other entities throughout Montana, please contact:

For questions related to the Teacher Learning Hub, please contact:

  • Teacher Learning Hub Coordinator - Jessica Bryant, 406-444-3557
  • Teacher Learning Hub Project Specialist - Allen Way, 406-444-4422