Headlines and Features Updated 10-22-19
  • Click HERE to renew your SAM Membership for 2019-20.
  • SAM LPLP 2019-20 
    • Be sure to register soon to join the 88 SAM members who plan to participate in this year's dynamic professional learning program. 
    • SAM LPLP 2019 includes access to a coach/mentor, an online resource center, and collaboration through collegial learning networks.
    • Also, MASS will pay the registration fee for all superintendents new to their positions.
  • Register HERE!
  • Current Award Opportunities

    Please consider nominating someone you would like to recognize for their outstanding service to the education of Montana's children.   

The following 2020 MAEMSP awards are now open for nominations.  Nomination forms must be completed by December 20, 2019.  Find out more about each award and nominate/apply by clicking 2020 MAEMSP Awards.
    • National Distinguished Principal Award
    • Adrian Langstaff Award
    • Friends of Education Award
    • Aspiring Principal Scholarship Award
    • NAESP Conference Incentive Scholarship Award Appreciation Award
The following 2020 MASSP awards are now open for nominations.  Nomination forms must be completed by December 20, 2019.  Find out more about each award and nominate/apply by clicking 2020 MASSP Awards.
    • Future Administrators Scholarship
    • Community Partner
    • Principal of the Year
    • Conference Incentive Award

The following 2020 MCASE awards are now open for nominations.  Nomination forms must be completed by January 10, 2020.  Find out more about each award and nominate/apply by clicking 2020 MCASE Awards.

    • Special Education Director
    • Special Education Teacher
    • Regular Education Teacher

  • Upcoming SAM Events January, 2020:
    • Montana Principals Conference
      • January 26-28, 2020
      • Fairmont Hots Springs
    • SAM LPLP Symposium
      • Tuesday, January 28, 2020
      • 12:00 - 4:00 PM 
      • Fairmont Hot Springs

Contemporary Topics ...

  • October 17, 2019, MT-PEC has collaborated in developing a unified plan for the professional development of our members on key topics related to funding, flexibility, efficiency, safety and security, community ownership and local control.  A Framework including a planned syllabus, with desired outcomes driving the content is what was delivered to our members at MCEL 2019.   Click HERE (requires member login) to access the professional development including nine Deep Dive sessions on key topics.
  • GREAT 2019 - The Great Work of Montana's Public Schools, Volume VII, was released at MCEL on 10-17-19
  • Suicide Prevention resources are available through the work of the Montana Suicide Prevention Task Force over the past 4 years.  Please check out The Montana Crisis Action Toolkit on Suicide (MT-CAST-S 2017) authored by Drs. Scott and Donna Poland with guidance from the State Suicide Prevention Morbidity Committee (website).  See also the Montana Suicide Awareness & Prevention Training Act resources available to you for community planning.

Membership Renewal Drive 2019-20

The SAM Membership Renewal Drive for 2019-20 continues!  Remember, district clerks/business managers must complete renewal forms for SAM members associated with districts.  Individuals not associated with a district and MCASE members must complete their own renewal forms.  So far, there are ???? renewed memberships for 2019-20.  Click the link below to renew your membership.

RENEW TODAY!
Past SAM Membership Totals: 
18-19 = 1045
17-18 = 1058

16-17 = 1020
15-16 = 987
14-15 = 978
13-14 = 974