Headlines and Features Updated 5-20-19

  • Click HERE to renew your SAM Membership for 2019-20.
  • Upcoming SAM Events in June: 
    • Wednesday, June 12
      • 10:00 - 5:00 Da Rud Cup Golf Event at Bill Roberts Golf Course - Register HERE
    • Thursday, June 13
      • 8:00-9:00 SAM Investment/Finance Committee Meeting at SAM Office
      • 9:00-10:00 SAM New Board Member Orientation at SAM Office (SAM Executive Board officers meet with New SAM Board members)
      • 10:00-2:00 SAM Board Meeting at SAM Office (Lunch will be served)
      • 2:00-2:30 SAM Delegate Assembly New Delegate Orientation at SAM Office (All new Delegates required to attend this half-hour session)
      • 2:30-4:00 SAM Delegate Assembly Caucus at SAM Office (DA Steering Committee reps meet with their affiliate Delegates) 
      • 6:00-9:00 SAM Evening of Excellence at Great Northern Hotel (Recognizing over 20 award-winning MT educators - Dr. Darlene Schottle is the Keynote speaker)
    • Friday, June 14
      • 8:00-4:00 SAM Delegate Assembly at SAM Office (May conclude by 12:30 pm)
      • Afternoon MCASE Executive Board meeting (Following Delegate Assembly)
  • SAM Schedule of Conferences and Board Meetings

  • SAM Friday Update

  • SAM Membership Report


  • Review the results of the SAM Needs Assessment Executive Summary 2019 and the SAM Needs Assessment Data Disaggregated by Affiliate 2019!

  • GREAT 2018 - The Great Work of Montana's Public Schools, Volume VI, was released at MCEL on 10-18-18, see the Press Release 
  • #SAMedchat - Resources, Upcoming Chats including a "How-To" powerpoint showing how to participate in a #SAMedchat
  • 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.
  • The online SAM Youth Endowment nomination form is now open.  Click HERE for more information.  Click HERE to access the 2018-19 SAM Youth Endowment Nomination Form!  (Application deadline is March 15, 2019) 

    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