Welcome to Montana ASCD

The mission of Montana ASCD is building and fostering collaborative partnerships to produce meaningful, effective and timely professional learning for all educators.

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2013-2014 Montana Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Events

Initial MTASCD Board Meeting
    • Hosted by RESA/CSPD Region 3 (thank you John Keener)
    • Location:  Montana State University - Billings, College of Education Building, Room 160
Fall MTASCD Board Meeting – November 7, 2013 (6:00 – 7:30 p.m.)
    • Hosted by RESA4U (Southwest Montana School Services) & Director Bruce Grubbs with program support from Bozeman Public Schools (thanks to Robin Miller)
    • Location:  404 W. Main St., Bozeman, MT 59715 (Wilson Administrative Building) - Room TBA
A-Z Curriculum Meeting – November 8, 2013 (8:30 – 11:30 a.m.)
    • Topic:  Regional Services ("Get to Know your Region" continued from 2012-13)
    • Location:  404 W. Main St., Bozeman, MT 59715 (Wilson Administrative Building) - Room TBA
    • Presentations
      • RESA4U Update & Services
      • Depth of Knowledge - Bozeman Public Schools Instructional Coaches Presentation
      • Cracker Barrel Sharing
Winter MTASCD Board Meeting – January 14, 2014 (6:00 – 7:30 p.m.)
    • Location:  School Administrators of Montana, 900 No. Montana Ave Ste. A-4, Helena 
A-Z Curriculum Meeting (held in conjunction with the State Assessment & Data Conference) 
            – January 15, 2014 (8:30 – 11:30 a.m.)
    • Topic: Smarter Balanced Assessments for Montana
      • Overview and updated information on Smarter Balanced and the Smarter Digital Library - Presented by Dacia Hopfensperger, Director of State Services for Smarter Balanced, and Pam Birkland, MT Formative Practices State Leadership Team Lead.  
    • Location:  Red Lion Colonial Hotel 
      • 2301 Colonial Drive, Helena, MT 59601 - phone: 406-443-2100 or 1-800-733-5466 
Spring MTASCD Board Meeting – May 1, 2014 (6:00 – 7:30 p.m.)
    • Location:  School Administrators of Montana, 900 No. Montana Ave Ste. A-4, Helena 
A-Z Curriculum Meeting – May 2, 2014 (8:30 – 11:30 a.m.)
    • Topic: Montana Content Standards 
    • Location: School Administrators of Montana, 900 No. Montana Ave Ste. A-4, Helena (tentatively)

Day Counter for this A-Z Curriculum Mtg.


    Montana ASCD Annual Meeting & 
    Summer Retreat  – proposed to be held in conjunction with the School Administrators of Montana Summer Institute
      • Location:  Helena
      • Times:  July 29, 2014 




    This school year has been a year in transition for Montana ASCD.  Our Board Meetings are open to all members and everyone is encouraged to participate either in person or via conference call (or ITV when VisionNet is available).  Board membership is voluntary and participation supports our efforts.  A-Z Curriculum presentation are open to all educators and tend to be topic specific.  For more information you can contact Scott Dubbs at this link.

    Expect more information soon about how you can participate, join and be actively involved in our meetings and A-Z Curriculum presentations.






    Montana ASCD is an Affiliate of the 
    Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development




    President:  
    Scott Dubbs
    President-Elect:  
                     Steve En
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    Executive Director:  Jerry Scott
    Past President:  Christine Kuschel

    • Robin Arnold
    • Colet Bartow
    • Andrea Fischer
    • Dr. Lynn Kelting-Gibson
    • Dr. Marilyn King
    • Dr. Robin Miller
    • Chris Olszewski
    • Kim Stanton
    • Steve Thennis
    • Eliza Sorte-Thomas
    Previous MTASCD Presidents (this list is incomplete)
    • Christine Kuschel
    • Chris Olszeski
    • Bill McCaw