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TEACH Butler Conference

TEACH Butler has been offering outstanding professional development for educators for nine years. Come be a part of these conference workshops and attend one (or more) of the workshops offered by Butler faculty, education consultants, and practicing teachers. You can earn graduate credit or PGP points from being a part of TEACH Butler. 

quotes from past participants:
  • "This workshop was awesome. The idea, strategies etc. I learned to implement collaboration with teachers was invaluable."
  • "I am so glad I took this course! I learned how to be even more authentic in the classroom! I'm excited to teach!"
  • "I cannot praise this class and it's instructors enough. I'm not sure that I've ever taken a graduate course and found myself sad to see it end. I learned, I will apply what I learned, and I will be back."
  • "One of the best professional development classes I have attended! I would absolutely do it again! Thank you!"

What's New for Summer 2019

TEACH Butler Summer Workshop

Empowering Educators through Movement and Breath

PGP Points – 4 awarded via a certificate
Meeting Dates: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 SOLD OUT!
                          Saturday, August 3, 2019
Meeting Times: 8:30am-12:30pm

Enrollment Limit: minimum 20 people – maximum 30 people
Instructors: Anne Ingersoll and Heidi Phillips

This course will stretch attendees outside their comfort zone and offer fresh ideas for incorporating movement and breath into the classroom, strengthening the teacher-student connection. All materials are backed by research on movement analysis and breath awareness that improves student learning, enhances the learning environment and builds community.

Participants are encouraged to bring a notebook, writing utensil, water bottle, and yoga mat or towel. Comfortable, flexible clothing will be helpful but not required. All other materials will be supplied.

The cost of this workshop is $40.00 and must be paid when registering.  To register, please visit: 

If the workshops is cancelled you will receive a refund.  Any questions should be directed to Cindy Smith at


Anyone Can Code: Bringing Computer Science Education to your Classroom
Credit Hours: 1 credit hour or 15 PGP points awarded via a certificate
Meeting Dates: June 24 & 25, 2019
Meeting Times: June 24 8:30-4:30 on Butler’s campus, June 25 8:30-3:30 at The Hatch-A Place to Create (more information to come)

Instructor: Laura Hoffman

Build coding confidence by digging into the computer science standards and landscape. Experience hands on activities in all four domains of computer science: coding, hardware, digital citizenship, and STEM careers. Gain resources for assessing computer science skills and integrating it into other content areas!

Day one will be at Butler University, while day two will be at The Hatch-A Place to Create. Lunch and snacks will be provided both days. Please bring a laptop and charger.

The registration fee for this workshop is $125.00 (lunch provided) and you have an option to receive one graduate credit at half-price tuition of $290.00.  Butler will send you a separate invoice for the tuition.  Please check the box on the registration form that you are interested in graduate credit.  To register, please visit:

Any questions should be directed to Cindy Smith at

Conference Registration

To register, please call our office at 800-368-6852 ext. 8464 or email Cindy Smith or visit: 

Register early: Payment must be received by two weeks prior to workshop start date or fees increase by $50 and space cannot be guaranteed. Refunds will only be issued through two weeks prior to workshop start date. If you have any questions, please call our office at 800-368-6852 ext. 8464 or email Cindy Smith.

Payment Information

Only pay the registration fee at this time. If requesting Butler graduate credit, you will be billed for tuition at a later time.

Waiting Lists

To be put on the waitlist for any workshop which is no longer available, please email Cindy Smith.