MT-PEC Day of Advocacy and MASS Spring Conference
March 16-17, 2015
Great Northern Hotel
Helena, MT
MT-PEC and MASS have partnered to create this legislative year's Day of Advocacy and MASS Spring Conference to keep you connected with the important advocacy issues and make it easy for you to register and participate. 
SB 213 (Sen. Fred Thomas, Sponsor)
House Education Committee
HB 377 (Rep. Debra Lamm, Sponsor)
Senate Education Committee 
Day of Advocacy--MT-PEC Legislative Summary 
META SBAC Tech Readiness -- Pam Birkeland
MASS Fall Conference
September 15-16, 2014
Best Western Gran Tree
Bozeman, Montana
Click HERE to review the Conference Program! 
See below for the conference handouts and presentation materials 
Update from the Governor's Office - Lt. Governor McLeanGovernor Opportunity and Innovation in Education Initiatives 
Federal Education Update - Noelle Ellerson - Federal Education Update - Noelle Ellerson AASA 9-15-14 
MT-PEC 2015 Legislative Session Outlook on Education Issues - Denise Williams (MTSBA), Eric Feaver (MEA-MFT), Dianne Burke (MQEC), Dave Puyear (MREA), Lance Melton (MTSBA), Kirk Miller (SAM)
Breakout Session I
Transitory Student Programs - Andy Carlson & Leland Stocker, Havre Public Schools - click HERE for the Prezi presentation 
Maximizing Facility Upgrades with Limited Capital Resources - Brian Solan, Ameresco, Inc. - Leveraging Capitol Resources Presentation - Brian Solan 9-15-14
Breakout Session II
SAM in Action - Leaders Professional Learning Program - Kirk Miller and SAM LPLP Providers - SAM LPLP Presentation 9-15-14 
An Update on the Affordable Care Act and the Impact on Montana's Public Schools - Eric Schindler, MUST - Affordable Care Act Presentation - Eric Schindler 9-15-14
Breakout Session III
Montana Military Compact and How it Affects Students and Districts -  Tammy Lacey, Supt. GFPS - MT Military Compact - Tammy Lacey Presentation 9-15-14
Montana ESAs = $$$$ Savings + Time Savings - Bruce Grubbs, Exec. Dir. RESA4U - To review this presentation at your own pace, input this PIN: IXRYK on the Student Box or open this link.
Legislative Hot Topics from a National Perspective - Senator Llew Jones, SD 14 - Sen Jones Legislative Hot Topics 2014 for SAM 
MASS Business Meeting
School Size Caucus Notes
Rachel's Challenge - Darrell Scott -  
Contact Pat Audet, SAM Associate Director, with any questions:  
406-442-2510 or sampa@sammt.org.
MASS Spring Conference, March 2014 -- Presentation Handouts 
Setting the "STAGEE" for Establishing Measurable Educational Goals presented by Lael Calton, Superintendent & Debbie Fleming, Technology Director, West Yellowstone Schools
Common Core in Action:  Technology Instructional Challenges presented by Lindy Hockenbary, Technology Integration Specialist, RESA4U 
Kids First:  Strategic Thinking and the Planning Around Technology presented by Russ Hendrickson & Jeff Patterson of META 
MASS Fall Conference, September 2013 -- Presentation Handouts