Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative
🎄Christmas at the Co-op🎄
ATTENTION Co-Op Board Members:
- GATES testing (8th ELA) contact person needed ASAP from each school. Send info. to Beth at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Reminder: There is not a Board Mtg. in December. The next Board Mtg. is Jan. 17th @ 9:00 a.m.
Committee Meeting Updates:
Health Enhancement Collaboration: See PIR opportunities under Upcoming Trainings.
Next Meeting will be January 8, 2019
Science: The meeting on Nov. 6th focused on various types of science assessments, including developing performance assessments reviewing released CRT items. We also completed a common 8th grade lab, which will be piloted by several teachers on the committee before being released to the whole co-op for implementation. Finally, we compiled web resources. Encourage your teachers to sign up for the Kirk Robbins sessions on April 4th & 5th. This will wrap up a productive three-year review process for science!
Social Studies: Our Nov. 13th meeting included a half day session on making social studies relevant, grade band discussions, as well as a chance to preview curriculum materials from Pearson, TCI, and Discovery (6-12). It was a great day and we are looking forward to our next meeting on Jan. 29th, when we will hear about the MT Historical Society, connect with OPI staff, and begin to articulate grade level expectations. Sessions with publishers are still being scheduled.
I wish you all very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Contact Info: Co-op (406-752-3302); Cell (406-871-1775); email
JUST A REMINDER...
NW MT Educational Cooperative
1203 Hwy. 2, West
Kalispell, MT . 59901
Co-op Finance Meeting
Wednesday, Dec. 19th, 8:30am
County Supt. Office, 935 1st Avenue West, Kalispell, MT
Substitute Teacher Training
Tuesday, Dec. 4th, 5-8pm
United Way Conference Room, 1203 U.S. Highway 2 West, Kalispell, MT
Additional training date: 2/12/19
Co-op Curriculum Review Committee Meetings for 2018-19
Social Studies Curriculum Committee Meeting (Year 1)
Tuesday, Jan. 29th 2019 at 8:30am-3:30pm
United Way Conference Room, 1203 U.S. 2 West, Kalispell, MT
Music Curriculum Committee Meeting
Tuesday, Feb. 5th 2019 at 8:30am-3:30pm
1203 U.S. Highway 2 West
PIR - Love & Logic in the Classroom
Wednesday, Dec. 12th, 4-6pm
West Valley School, Farm to Market Road, Kalispell, MT
Register on PIRnet, session #7937. Cost is $125, payable on first day of attendance. For an additional $125, you can get 1 graduate credit, in lieu of, PIR/OPI credit.
Differentiated Instruction Book Study
Thursday, Jan. 24th 2019 at 3:30-5:30pm
1203 U.S. 2, Suite 39, Kalispell, MT
Flyer Link: http://bit.ly/2AxDc2V
New Teacher Follow-Up Meeting
Thursday, Jan. 31st 2019 at 4:30-6:30pm
1203 U.S. 2, Suite 39, Kalispell, MT, USA
West Valley Professional Development Opportunities-Jan. 21st, 2019
Contact West Valley School for more information: 755-7239
3D Science Teaching with Kirk Robbins
Thursday, April 4th 2019 at 8:30am to Friday, April 5th 2019 at 3:30pm
United Way Main Conference Room 1203 Hwy. 2 West, Kalispell, MT
4/5/19: 8:30-3:30 Grades 6-12
Flyer link: http://bit.ly/2RnhV37
To register, call 752-3302