MASS Regional Information:

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Resources and Information from MASS and SAM

Two Ways to Join an UberConference:

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2)  Call 406-224-9755  No PIN needed


UberConference Webinar Tool Instructions for MASS Regional Meetings 2017-18 

Please email meeting agendas and minutes to Kim Scofield at [email protected].

META Website Accessibility Project 

Office of Public Instruction - Monthly Reports for Regional Meetings

Summary of Activities July 2018
Summary of Activities June 2018
Summary of Activities May 2018
Collections Calendar May 2018
OPI Newsletters & Emails April 2018
Summary of Activities April 2018
Collections Calendar April 2018
OPI Newsletters & Emails March 2018
OPI Teacher Learning Hub Information
Summary of Activities March 2018
OPI Newsletters & Emails February 2018
Collections Calendar March 2018
AIM Newsletter - January 2018
OPI Newsletters & Emails January 2018
February Summary of Activities 2018
Collections Calendar February 2018

OPI  Assessment Newsletter January 2018
January 2018 Summary of Activities
Collections Calendar January 2018
OPI Newsletters Emails December 2018
Celebrating Innovative Learning Resources

School Guidance - 2017 Special Session Final Version

December 2017 Summary of Activities

Collections Calendar December 2017
OPI Newsletters Emails November 2017
OPI Assessment Newsletter November 2017
Archives of OPI Assessment Newsletters
Updated November 2017 Summary of Activities

November 2017 Summary of Activities

Collections Calendar November 2017
OPI Newsletters October 201
October 2017 Summary of Activities
Collections Calendar October 2017
OPI Newsletters September 2017
OPI Email to MASS Region Presidents from Deputy Supt Tharp 9-5-17
OPI Goals List 2017-18
OPI Goals Poster 2017-18
Summary of OPI Activities for August 2017
OPI Collections/Due Dates Calendar for 2017-2018
Official Newsletter Emails for 2017


Western Region President:  Mike Perry, Superintendent, Hot Springs Schools
[email protected]

Western Region OPI Rep:  Colet Bartow, Content Standards & Instruction Division - [email protected]
Meeting Dates and Location: 1st Wednesday at 11:15 AM each month from September through May -- Paradise Falls - 3621 Brooks St, Missoula, MT 59802  NOTE:  January and April Western MASS Meetings will be held on the SECOND Wednesday.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes:

Click HERE to view Western Region MASS materials from past years.

North West

North West Region President:  Heather Davis Schmidt, Superintendent, Whitefish Schools - [email protected]
North West Region OPI Rep:  Mandy Broaddus, Indian Education for All (E-Grants), [email protected]
Meeting Dates and Location:  First Wednesday at 10:00 AM each month (September - May) - Flathead Valley 
Community College.  FVCC Campus Map 

NOTE - The April Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 12th instead of April 4th.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes:     

NWMASS Agenda 9-6-17
SAM Update NWMASS 9-6-17
Supt Arntzen Responses to Questions from NWMASS 9-5-17

Click HERE to view North West Region MASS materials from past years.


4 Rivers Region President:  Scott Chauvet, Superintendent, Manhattan Schools -  [email protected]
4 Rivers Region OPI Rep:  Susie Hedalen - [email protected]
Meeting Dates and Location:  First Wednesday at 11:30 AM each month (September - May) - Mackenzie River Pizza, Belgrade. 
Meeting Agendas and Minutes:  4 Rivers Website
4Rivers MASS Meeting Agenda 5-2-18
AASA March Adv Update
4Rivers MASS Meeting Agenda 3-7-18

4Rivers MASS Minutes 2-7-18
4Rivers MASS Meeting Agenda 2-7-18
Montana Math Matters Flyer
4Rivers MASS Minutes 1-10-18
4Rivers MASS Meeting Agenda 1-10-18
4Rivers MASS Minutes 12-6-17
4Rivers MASS Meeting Agenda 12-6-17

4Rivers MASS Minutes 11-1-17
4 Rivers MASS Meeting Agenda 11-1-17

4 Rivers MASS Minutes 10-4-17
4 Rivers MASS Meeting Agenda 10-4-17

4 Rivers MASS Minutes 9-6-17

4 Rivers MASS Meeting Agenda 9-6-17

Please refer to the 4 Rivers Website for monthly agendas and minutes.


Hi Line Region President:  Bart Hawkins, Superintendent, North Star Schools -  [email protected]
Hi Line Region OPI Rep:  Kristine Thatcher - [email protected]
Meeting Dates and Location:  First Thursday at 1:00 PM each month (September - May) - Robins Administration Building
Meeting Agendas and Minutes:
HL MASS Minutes 9-7-17
HL MASS Meeting Agenda 9-7-17


Click HERE to view Hi-Line Region MASS materials from past years.


North East

North East Region President:  Renee Rasmussen, Superintendent, Bainville Schools - [email protected]
North East Region OPI Rep:  
Meeting Dates and Location:  1st Wednesday at 10:00 AM every month - Check Agenda as meeting location alternates between 
Glasgow, Sidney, and Circle.
Meeting Agendas and Minutes:
NE MASS Meeting:  3-1-18 Circle - Round Town

Click HERE to view North East Region MASS materials from past years.

South Central 

South Central Region President:  Teri Harris, Superintendent, Fromberg Schools -  [email protected]
South Central Region OPI Rep:  Julia Cruse, Professional Learning Specialist- [email protected]
Meeting Dates and Location:  Last Wednesday at 11:00 AM each month (September - May) – Rib & Chop House near the Zoo exit 
off I-90 in Billings
Meeting Agendas and Minutes:   South Central Website
Please refer to the South Central Website above for monthly agendas and minutes. 

Click HERE to view South Central Region MASS materials from past years.


Central Region President:  Annette Hart, Superintendent, Judith Gap Schools - [email protected]s
Central Region OPI Rep:  Kathi Tiefenthaler, Title I School Support Unit Director - [email protected]
Meeting Dates and Location:  Tuesday following the 1st Monday every month (September-May) at the Lincoln Board Room – 
Lewistown School District
Meeting Agendas and Minutes:


Click HERE to view Central Region MASS materials from past years.


South East 

South East Region President:  Nate Olson, Superintendent, Jordan Schools - [email protected]

South East Region OPI Rep:  T J Eyer, Career Technical Adult Ed Division Administrator - [email protected]

Meeting Dates and Location:  2nd Wednesday at 12:00 noon each month (September - May) at the Airport Inn.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes:
No October Meeting due to MCEL


Click HERE to view South East Region MASS materials from past years.


North Central 

North Central Region President:  Loren Dunk, Superintendent, Power Schools - [email protected]
North Central Region OPI Rep:  Dick Trerise, Assistant State Director of Special Education - [email protected]
Meeting Dates and Location:  1st Thursday at 12:00 Noon each month (September - May) – Montana Club in Great Falls.  
Lunch is at 12:00 noon with meeting to follow.
Meeting Agendas and Minutes:


Click HERE to view North Central Region MASS materials from past years.