Headlines and Features Updated 7-1-19

  • Click HERE to renew your SAM Membership for 2019-20.
  • Upcoming SAM Events in July:

SAM Administrators Institute 2019:  July 29-31 - Delta Hotel by Marriott, Helena

      • Monday, July 29
      • Tuesday, July 30 
        • 8:00 - 3:00 SAM Instructional Leadership Summit Day 1 
          • Opening Keynote -- "The Word that Shapes our World" -- Sean Covel, Film & Television Producer
        • 4:30 MREA Reception
      • Wednesday, July 31
        • 8:00 - 12:30 SAM Instructional Leadership Summit Day 2 
          • Opening Keynote -- "Finding the Rhythm" -- Garret Garrels
          • Closing Keynote -- Dan Kimzey
        • 12:45 - 4:15 SAM LPLP Summit
  • SAM Schedule of Conferences and Board Meetings

  • SAM Friday Update

  • SAM Membership Report


  • 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 we intend to deliver to our members over the coming 2019-20 year.   Expect to see more information at Delegate Assembly 2019, SAM Administrators Institute 2019, and MCEL 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