April News

Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative

Director's Desk

THINK SUMMER (FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT)


Co-op Summer Conference: Thank you to those who completed the Summer PD survey, which clearly showed that a hybrid of STEAM sessions and Math specific sessions will best meet the needs of our wide variety of Co-op educators. So, it steaM it is!


Conference Dates: August 12-13, 2019

Times: 8:30-3:30

Location: TBD

Session Types: Math (approximately half of sessions) & integrated STEAM sessions

PIR: 6 hours per day, 12 for both days (working on college credit option)

Featured Presenter: Krisitn Hilty Consulting (math)

Presenters Needed: Local presenters needed! Contact me for more info. if interested.


WATCH FOR MORE INFO THIS SPRING, BUT FOR NOW SAVE THE DATES!


Need some support? I'm here to help support teachers and administrators in a variety of ways. I understand how stressful and challenging things can get in the spring. It is also an exciting and busy time as well. In an effort to help you finish strong, I would like to offer to lend an ear, come to your site and provide direct support, or help you locate resources. Let me know what you need!



TEACHER APPRECIATION: Nominate an administrator, teacher or support personnel by April 5th at this LINK

Freshman Survey

We will be sending a link on April 1st for the Freshman Survey. Please have your students complete the survey by April 12th.


This year we are also doing a brief High School Teacher Survey. The same dates as the Freshman Survey will apply.

Teacher Appreciation Evening on May 1, 2019

Please join the Co-op and many of your colleagues for an inspirational and uplifting evening with Eric Sheninger.


Register on PIRnet (# 8116)

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Nominate a deserving administrator, teacher or support personnel

Co-op Participation Agreements and Invoices

Please return your 2019-2021 Participation Agreements to the Co-op by May 1, 2019.

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Invoices for Membership Dues have been delivered/mailed.


Please make sure your clerks/office staff have updated the Co-op's new address(physical and mailing). Our new address is:


NW MT Educational Cooperative

1203 Hwy. 2, West

Suite 39

Kalispell, MT 59901

UPCOMING EVENTS

K-5 Science Training with Kirk Robbins (NGSS training specialist)

Thursday, April 4th, 8:30am-3:30pm

1203 U.S. 2, Kalispell, MT, USA (Gathering Place)

6-12th Grade Science Training with Kirk Robbins (NGSS training specialist)

Friday, April 5th, 8:30am-3:30pm

1203 U.S. 2, Kalispell, MT, USA(Gathering Place)

Game Day for Health Enhancement

Saturday, April 6th, 9am-3pm

1000 Helena Flats Road

Kalispell, MT

PIR # 8145

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Dare to Lead Book Study

Thursday, April 11th, 4:30-5:30pm

1203 U.S. 2

Kalispell, MT

Additional meeting date/time:


April 23rd from 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Co-op Finance Meeting

Wednesday, April 17th, 8:30am

935 1st Avenue West

Kalispell, MT

Co-op Board Meeting

Thursday, April 18th, 9am

1203 U.S. Highway 2

Kalispell, MT

Crossroads Advisory Board and SPED Co-op meetings will follow the Co-op Board Meeting.

Number Sense & Fact Fluency for K-8

Thursday, April 25th, 4:30-7:30pm

1203 U.S. Highway 2 West

Kalispell, MT

Professional Development for K-5 math teachers and K-8 math intervention teachers. Hands-on strategies for increasing Number Sense and Fact Fluency; two important building blocks for quality math instruction.


Sign up on PIR Net: #8164


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Teacher Appreciation Evening

Wednesday, May 1st, 5:30-8:30pm

20 South Main Street

Kalispell, MT

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How do I register for events on PIRnet?

Please go to PIRnet