Professional Learnings

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

The Montana ASCD Summit and our MTASCD Practice Meetings, typically have excellent handouts that are available in our Professional Learning Materials folder below.

MTASCD Professional Learning Materials

MTASCD 2018 Summit and Business Meeting & SAM Leadership Institute (this is a live link)

    • Date: Monday, July 30, 2018
    • Topic: Trauma is a Word Not a Sentence with Kristin Souers 
    • Location: Radisson Colonial Hotel, 2301 Colonial Dr, Helena
    • Connection: The MTASCD Summit is held prior to, and in conjunction with, the SAM Administrators Institute
    • Summit Cost: 

Registration Costs By 7/1/2018Registration Costs After 7/1/2018
 Members $130 $150
 Non-Members* $145 $165
 Students/Interns* $100 $120
 Optional Book Purchase** $20 Unavailable
 Teams (any combination of a community or school team) - For every four people registered as part of a team, the fifth registration will be free.
  * Includes a one-year MTASCD Membership
** Kristin Souer's book - Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom Environment (ASCD, 2016)                 

MTASCD Annual Business Meeting, June 30, 2018

Montana ASCD Best Practices Events

MTASCD Fall Best Practices Meeting

  • Date: Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Topic: C3 Social Studies Framework & the Whole Child 
  • Location: SAM Office, Helena

MTASCD Early-Winter Best Practices Meeting 

  • Date: Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Topic: Habits of Mind as a bridge to SS, Math, Science & ELA
  • Location: Willson Board Room, 404 W. Main St., Bozeman, MT

MTASCD Spring Best Practices Meeting 

  • Date: Wednesday, Feb. 27,  2019 - 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Topic: Whole Child, SEL, and Trauma Informed Practices
  • Location: Canyon Creek School, 3139 Duck Creek Rd, Billings, MT

MTASCD Supported Summer Activities

Montana Behavior Initiative
    • Dates:  Monday, June 18, 2018 - Friday, June 22, 2018
    • Location:  Student Union Building, Montana State University, Bozeman
SAM Leadership Institute 2018
      • Dates:  Tuesday, July 30 - Wednesday, August 1, 2018
      • Topic: Empowering Montana Students - Transforming Education
      • Location:  Radisson Colonial Hotel, 2301 Colonial Drive, Helena
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