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Montana Association of School Superintendents
2015 Annual Fall Conference
September 14 & 15, 2015
Holiday Inn -- Bozeman

Monday, September 14 -- 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

*Update from The Honorable Senator Jon Tester (tentative)
*Keynote presentation - AASA President David R. Schuler
*Outlook on Educational Issues - Donald Wattam-Ed.D Central Washington University &
Rory Weishaar-Ed.D Central Washington University
*Breakout Sessions
*Exhibitor Breaks
*Update from the Office of Public Instruction - Dennis Parman
*SAM Leaders Professional Learning Program-Kirk Miller
*Standards-Based Grading and Reporting-Colet Bartow
*Supervisor’s Interactive Model of Organizational Relationships-Dr. John Matt, 
Chair, Department of Educational Leadership
*Operation Lifesaver-Don Matlock, Assistant State 
Coordinator, Montana Operation Lifesaver
*Monday Night Football Reception

Tuesday, September 15 -- 7:00 am to 12:00 pm

MASS Business Meeting
School Size Caucus
Exhibitor Breaks
Myths that Deceive the Public & Harm Public Education-
David C. Berliner, Regents’ Professor Emeritus of Education
 
Click HERE to Register Online for the Conference 
Click HERE to get a Printable Overview & Registration
Click HERE to view the DRAFT Agenda
 
 

Hotel Room Block -- Block Expires August 29, 2015
Holiday Inn, 5 Baxter Lane, Bozeman, MT 59715 -- 406-587-4561
Refer to the Montana Association of School Superintendents room block to 
receive the $99 per night rate. 
Register by Wednesday, August 13, 2014 and qualify for our Early Bird Discount!
Cancellations received after September 4th are subject to a $50 cancellation fee
There are no refunds for non-attendance.
 
 
 
 
 
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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.
 
 
 
 
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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