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May 30, 2018 Edition
IN THIS EDITION:   New SWMSS Website Launched  |  Science Summer Institute Aug 13-14  |  FREE PD - Tech Summer Cleanup Session Jun. 13   |  J oke of the Week  |   Group Consensus Facilitation Opportunity  |  Addt'l Professional Learning includes FREE PD from Region IV CSPD     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 
[Teams will be notified within 1 week.]
  
Click HERE for EVENT DETAILS & REGISTRATION
  
Jeff Blessum  |  jblessum@swmss.coop  |  (406) 624-3336 ext. 2



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. An agenda will be sent to registrants prior to class.
  
Interested in attending? Register HERE
  
Mary Anne Skinner  |  maskinner@swmss.coop  |  (406) 624-3336 ext. 702
JOKE OF THE WEEK
  
SWMSS Non-Traditional Collective Bargaining Notice through
REDBURN CONSENSUS PARTNERS
 
Attention Superintendents:  with the hiring of teachers for next year, working to bring this year to a successful close, next year's budget preparations, and everything else clamoring for your attention...
  
LET US TAKE ONE THING OFF YOUR PLATE.
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Team Building  |  Conflict Resolution  |  Non-Traditional 

Collective Bargaining  |  Vision & Mission Development

For Your School or District

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SPECIAL PRICING FOR SWMSS MEMBERS! CONTACT:
Mike Redburn  |  (406) 600-4677  |  michael@redburnconsensus.com
Bruce Grubbs  |  (406) 624-3336 ext. 1  |  bgrubbs@swmss.coop
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ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL LEARNING & RESOURCES
  • OPI TEACHER LEARNING HUB:  click here
  • OPI 3 BIG IDEAS 5.18.18:  Learning on the Bus, IEFA Grant, TPS
  • SWMSS Quarterly Board Meeting June 4, 2018 in Bozeman: click HERE for details on the new SWMSS website calendar including RSVP instructions for non-board members
  • FREE PD from Region IV CSPD June 11-13: Annual Summer Institute in Dillon, MT: 3 Days of PD focusing on Trauma-Induced Behaviors and Support in the Classroom; 1-2 college credits available; click HERE for details & registration 
  • MSU-Billings Presents - Movin' On in MT: a program for high school students with disabilities who are considering college; brochure & application
  • 2018 MTASCD Summit July 30 in Helena: featuring childhood trauma expert Kristin Souers, MA LMHC; click here for flyer
  • WMPLC 20th Annual August Institute Aug. 1-3 in Missoula: Focus on tech integration into core content areas: Register HERE  
  • Student Loan Relief - the Best Gift of All:  click here for details
THANK YOU TO OUR
BUSINESS SPONSORS


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Did you know? Architecture 118, one of SWMSS newest Business Sponsors, 
supports K-12 education in Montana! Click the link above to find out how 
they support Amsterdam Elementary School and Manhattan Christian School.