January 31, 2019 Edition
IN THIS EDITION Our Tech Summit is Next Week - Register Now! | CPI Workshop Feb. 18 | 'FREE' Online Book Study Feb 1 - Mar 15 | Call for Presenters - Science Summer Institute | Upcoming SWMSS PD & Resources | Joke of the Week | Addt'l PD Opportunities & Resources
THERE'S STILL TIME - REGISTER NOW!
6TH ANNUAL TECH SUMMIT
February 4-5, 2019 | Bozeman, MT

QUICK LINKS: FINALIZED SCHEDULE
Team Scholarships May be Available!
Region IV CSPD is inviting Tech Summit teams in Southwest MT
to apply for a conference scholarship to cover registration
costs of  up to $400 per district . A limited number of
scholarships are available on a first come, first served basis.

CLICK HERE  for qualifications, requirements, & an application -
For more information please contact:
Mary Anne Skinner | maskinner@swmss.coop | (406) 522-6069
CPI WORKSHOP FEB. 18TH
Hosted by Three Forks Elementary School
8 am - 4:30 pm | Lunch included
The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training program is a safe, nonharmful behavior management system designed to help human service providers give the best possible care, welfare, safety and security to disruptive, assaultive, and out-of-control individuals.

Successful completion of this workshop provides you with 18 months of CPI certification and 8 OPI Renewal Units.
CPI Square
ONLY 5 SPOTS LEFT - REGISTER ASAP

For additional information or questions, please contact our instructor:
Melissa Hanson | mhansonmtpsych@gmail.com  | (406) 209-0455
- FREE for Fall 2018 Common PIR Day Participants -
SELF REGULATION ONLINE BOOK STUDY
Feb. 1 - Mar. 15, 2019 | 15 OPI Renewal Units
This online, facilitated book study is a follow up to the Fall Common PIR Day hosted by SWMSS and Region IV CSPD. The course will help us deepen our understanding of self-regulation and identify ways to apply the self-regulation mindset and strategies to our work as educators, parents, and community members.

The course itself is FREE and OPEN to ALL Montana educators. If you participated in the Fall 2018 Common PIR Day you will receive a copy of the book for free. If you did not participate you will need to purchase the book:

*** DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS FEBRUARY 1ST ***

For questions please contact your course facilitator:
Melissa Tovaas | mtovaas@swmss.coop | cell (646) 831-7264
- CALL FOR PRESENTERS -
2ND ANNUAL MONTANA SCIENCE
SUMMER INSTITUTE
AUG. 6-7, 2019 | MSU-BOZEMAN
SWMSS and the MSU Science Math Resource Center invite you to submit a proposal to present at our 2nd annual Science Summer Institute - Connecting Classrooms to Careers.

This conference is designed for educators and administrators from pre-K through 12th grade to collaborate and learn from educators across Montana, as well as for after-school educators and pre-service teachers seeking to deepen their expertise in science teaching and STEM education.
 
We are in search of presentations in: best practices in 3-dimensional / STEM teaching, learning aligned with NGSS, Montana Science Content Standards, and our theme “Connecting Classrooms to Careers” to help make learning relevant and authentic, and to broaden students’ views of applications of science in their lives.

Submissions will be accepted through February 15, 2019. After all presentations proposals have been reviewed we will notify you of the status of your proposal. Registration opens mid-March. As a thank you to our selected presenters, your registration fees for the full event will be waived. Thank you for your consideration!
UPCOMING SWMSS PD & PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Co-op Food Program Spring 2019 1st Delivery runs Jan. 21 - Feb. 8, 2019; program details HERE

  • SAVE THE DATE: 2nd Annual MT Science Summer Institute Aug. 6-7, 2019, MSU-Bozeman; sign up to receive updates including session topics, speaker bios, & conference details HERE

  • SWMSS 2018-19 Indian Education for All (IEFA) Offerings - Flyer

JOKE OF THE WEEK
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL LEARNING & RESOURCES


  • FREE PD in Southwest MT by Region IV CSPD (visit their website for more):
  • Feb. 11 in Bozeman; Feb. 12 in Helena Utilizing Student Voice Surveys (click date/location for registration & details)
  • Feb. 7-8, Helena MTSS Training: Check and Connect; details
  • Feb. 18, Bozeman Annual Para Consortium w/ Shawna Heiser; details
  • Feb. 22, Helena Effective Strategies for Students w/ Anxiety-Related Behavior (Jessica Minahan); details
  • Mar. 7, Helena Compare/Contrast & Summarization: A "Best Best" for Raising Student Achievement, grades 4-11; details
  • Mar. 26, Bozeman Facing the Frontal Lobe, w/ Jill D. Kuzma; details
  • SAVE THE DATE: Dillon Summer Institute June 12 - 14, 2019

  • 2019 Montana AGATE Spring Conference Feb. 28 - Mar. 1, 2019 in Bozeman; details and registration HERE

  • IEFA Best Practices Conference Mar. 2-3, 2019 @ Carroll College, Helena

  • 2019 Montana Advanced Placement Summer Institute June 24 - 27 at MSU - Billings; register here; subject areas include:
AP English Language & Composition | AP Studio Art
AP Statistics | AP Biology | AP World History

  • National Endowment of the Humanities workshops summer of 2019 at MSU - Billings + $1200 stipend; deadline to apply is March 1st; flyer; details

THANK YOU TO OUR 2018-19
BUSINESS SPONSORS
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WEEK AT THE SWMSS 6TH ANNUAL TECH SUMMIT
FEB. 4 - 5, 2019 | GRANTREE INN | BOZEMAN, MT


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