October News

Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative

October 2017

Autumn is here! Bring on the sweaters and warm cups of coffee! At the Co-op, we are transitioning into our curriculum review cycle.



In the Co-op's standards review cycle


  • Science Curriculum Committee Meeting-Rescheduled for Friday, October 13th from 8:30-3:30 pm in the Co-op classroom.


  • ELA Curriculum Committee Meeting- Wednesday, November 1 from 8:30-3:30 pm in the Co-op Classroom.


  • Math Curriculum Committee Meeting- Tuesday, November 28 from 8:30-3:30 pm in the Co-op Classroom.

Celebrating Education in Northwest Montana

Two great speakers coming to NW Montana on November 3rd!

Pete Hall and Kristin Souers are coming to Libby! Open to all Co-op Members!


  • 9:00-11:45 Kristin Souers will share strategies for creating a trauma-sensitive classroom based upon her book.
  • 11:45-12:30 Lunch (served by Libby Schools)
  • 12:30-3:00 Pete Hall will take the audience through the steps to help teachers create strong learning environments based up his book.

We can carpool!

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Upcoming October Events

Google Tech Nights (3 nights)

Thursday, Oct. 12th, 4:30-6:30pm

Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative, 124 3rd Ave East, Kalispell, MT 59901

Each tech night will build upon the previous.


  1. Thursday, Oct. 12th, 4:40-6:30pm
  2. Thursday, Oct. 26th, 4:30-6:30pm
  3. Thursday, Nov. 2nd, 4:30-6:30pm

Intermediate (need to know how to create docs & slide shows).


Register on PIRnet

Science Committee Meeting

Friday, Oct. 13th, 8:30-10:30am

Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative, 124 3rd Ave East, Kalispell, MT 59901

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Saturday, Oct. 14th, 8-10am

Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative, 124 3rd Ave East, Kalispell, MT 59901

Register on PIRnet

Story Telling for the Classroom

Tuesday, Oct. 17th, 4:30-7:30pm

Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative, 124 3rd Ave East, Kalispell, MT 59901

Denny Olson a.k.a. Doc Wild will be providing professional development focused on story telling strategies for the classroom. You will be amazed by his enthusiasm and dedication.


Register on PIRnet

Trunk Workshop

Thursday, Oct. 19th, 9am-3pm

300 Lone Pine Road

Kalispell, MT

In the Interpretive Center. Register on PIRnet

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STEM & Advanced Manufacturing

Thursday, Oct. 19th, 8am-5pm

Flathead Valley Community College, Grandview Drive, Kalispell, MT, United States in the Arts & Technology Building Rm# 139

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Lunch is included!

Register on PIRnet (course # 7186)

CANCELED- Expressive Art- Working with At-Risk Youth

Friday, Oct. 20th, 9am-3pm

Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative, 124 3rd Ave East, Kalispell, MT 59901

Materials cost: $85

See PIRnet for registration

MANDT Training

Tuesday, Oct. 24th, 8:30am

124 3rd Avenue East

Kalispell, MT

Multiple Days

More information

October Co-op Board Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 26th, 9-11am

Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative, 3rd Avenue East, Kalispell, MT, 59901

Tech Night in Thompson Falls!

Monday, Oct. 30th, 4:30-7:30pm

Thompson Falls, MT, United States

Thompson Falls, MT

For all Sanders County Co-op members!

Register on PIRnet.

This is for intermediate (and above) level users.

Upcoming November Events

ELA Curriculum Committee (Standards Review) Meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 1st, 8:30am-3:30pm

Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative, 3rd Avenue East, Kalispell, MT, 59901

Resilient Learners and Creating Strong Learning Environments

Friday, Nov. 3rd, 8:30am-3pm

Libby, MT, United States

Libby, MT

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Open to all Co-op Members. We can even carpool!

November Co-op Board Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 16th, 9am

Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative, 3rd Avenue East, Kalispell, MT, 59901

Math Curriculum Committee (Standards Review) Meeting

Tuesday, Nov. 28th, 8:30am-3:30pm

Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative, 3rd Avenue East, Kalispell, MT, 59901

How do I register for events on PIRnet?

Please go to PIRnet