May 9, 2018 Edition
DID YOU YOU KNOW? WE HAVE A
NEW  WEBSITE !!!
   Click  HERE,  and check back often for updates!
  
[A link to the old site can be found on our new home page for info
that has not yet been transferred to the new site.]
IN THIS EDITION:   Registration closes May 15 for the IEFA O/L Book Study  |  Fall 2018 Co-op Food Order Window Open May 1-22  |   FREE PD - Tech Summer Cleanup Session Jun. 13   |  Science Summer Institute Aug. 13-14   |  Montana AP® Summer Institute Jun. 25-28   |  J oke of the Week  |   Addt'l Professional Learning  / Resources / Discounts  |    Newsletter Archive
- Last Call - Registration Closes May 15th -
IEFA ONLINE BOOK STUDY
MAY 15 - JULY 15, 2018


Earn 30  OPI Renewal Units by completing this 2 -month independent study involving classroom applications. Your $85 registration fee includes: a mentor read-aloud text,  Sweetgrass Basket , a poetry-prose genre by Marlene Carvell, and supporting books  My Name is Seepeetza by Shirley Sterling   (a historical fiction journal)  and picture book award winner Shi-shi-etko . Discover how to use all three books in classroom book club structure that transcends curriculum.
 
Last year our program
saved schools over half
a million dollars. What
part of that was yours?
FALL 2018 CO-OP FOOD
ORDER  OPEN THRU MAY 22
  
Attention Food Service Managers - the new Fall 2018 order window is now OPEN! Congratulations to Food Services of America for submitting the winning bid - we know you will be pleased with the products and pricing.  Our program features 440 amazing items listed alphabetically by category on the Item Price List - Order form, many of which are exclusively available for schools through this program.  

Orders and signature pages are due by the end of the business day on Tuesday, May 22. Looking for more information on this program? Click HERE for our brochure, and click HERE for info on our brand new website.
  
New to this program? Register by contacting:
Jennifer Brekke  |  jbrekke@swmss.coop  |  (406) 624-3336 ext. 0



SWMSS TECH SUMMER CLEANUP
10am - 12pm  |  June 13, 2018
  
We are excited to announce this FREE webinar 
and training session on:
  

Infinite Campus User Security

Tool Rights - Who Gets What?

Post-Employment Protocol

and more!

  

This training session will be offered in person at the Willson School Building in
Bozeman AND via live webinar so district tech professionals from  every corner
of the state may attend. A class agenda will be sent to registrants later in May.
  
Interested in attending? Register HERE
  
Mary Anne Skinner  |  maskinner@swmss.coop  |  (406) 624-3336 ext. 702
REGISTER TODAY FOR THE
1st ANNUAL SCIENCE SUMMER INSTITUTE  
   Join us this summer for a fantastic two-days immersed in science education 
best  practices and content just before school starts. 2-Day registration is 
only $135! Details on  breakout sessions, presenter bios, and your book 
choices  are  included in the registration link below. 

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REGISTRATION FEES INCLUDE 1 OF THESE 4 BOOKS:
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    You have the option to purchase additional books at the NSTA
    Member Rate with FREE shipping - contact us after registering.
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Click HERE for DETAILS & REGISTRATION
  
Jeff Blessum  |  jblessum@swmss.coop  |  (406) 624-3336 ext. 2
2018 MONTANA ADVANCED PLACEMENT® SUMMER INSTITUTE
June 25 - 28  |  Missoula, MT
  
AP® Summer Institute workshops are directed by exemplary teacher presenters who have been selected for this work by the College Board. Workshops are open to both new and experienced AP® teachers and teachers who serve as distance learning facilitators for AP® courses through Montana's Digital Academy or other remote providers. Subject areas include: 
  
AP® Calculus AB  |  AP® Chemistry  |  AP® English Literature and Composition

  
  
2018 Montana APSI Flyer   |  Click  HERE  for Info/Registration
JOKE OF THE WEEK
  
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ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL LEARNING & RESOURCES
THANK YOU TO OUR 
BUSINESS SPONSORS & PARTNERS:
  
April Showers Bring May Flowers...
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SPECIAL PRICING ON COPY PAPER!
SWMSS MEMBERS ONLY
$28.50 / Case Delivered
10 Case Minimum
GOOD THRU JUNE 30TH
call Jennifer Griffen to order @ 406-869-0443