May 16, 2018 Edition
IN THIS EDITION:   Science Summer Institute Aug 13-14  |  Fall 2018 Co-op Food Orders Due by May 22  |   FREE PD - Tech Summer Cleanup Session Jun. 13   |  Your Medicaid Moment  |   Montana AP® Summer Institute Jun. 25-28   |  J oke of the Week  |   Addt'l Professional Learning  / Resources / Discounts  |    Newsletter Archive
TEAM SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE !!!
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. 
Your $135 registration fee includes 2 amazing keynotes, a 
myriad of breakout sessions, lunch on day 1, a free book, and...
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TEAM SCHOLARSHIP MONEY?!?
  
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Thanks to a grant from the  Region IV CSPD , teams of 2 or more
from Region IV  in MT (see application details) may apply for a
scholarship  of  up to $400  to cover your  registration fees! 
Funds are limited, the deadline to apply is  June 30, so register and  click HERE for your scholarship application  TODAY!
[Teams will be notified within 1 week.]
  
Click HERE for EVENT DETAILS & REGISTRATION
  
Jeff Blessum  |  jblessum@swmss.coop  |  (406) 624-3336 ext. 2
Last year our program saved schools over
half a million dollars.
What part of that
was YOURS?

FALL 2018 CO-OP FOOD
ORDER DEAD LINE IS
TUESDAY, MAY 22
  
Attention School Food Service Managers - you have one week to submit your Fall 2018 co-op food orders.  Our program features 440 competitively priced items listed alphabetically by category on the Item Price List - Order form, many of which are available exclusively through this program for Montana schools.  

Orders and signature pages are due by the end of the business day on TUESDAY, MAY 22. Looking for more information about this program? Click HERE to access details and links for schools on our  brand new website.
  
New to this program? Questions? Contact:
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
YOUR MEDICAID MOMENT
ATTENTION SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Now is the time to set up NEW Medicaid Billing Services for the 2018-19 School Year. For more information, please contact our Medicaid Billing Specialist, Lisa Waterman, or click HERE  for information on our brand new website.

Lisa Waterman  |  lwaterman@swmss.coop  |  (406) 624-3336 ext. 4
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:
  
  
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

Infinite Campus

- MAY TIP OF THE MONTH -

Summer is almost here - are you ready? Get started on your 
end-of-year  checklist by clicking HERE close out the current 
year  and  start preparing for the 2018-19 school year. 

Thank you to all of our Infinite Campus customers!