MASS Regional Information:

Western   North West   4-Rivers   Hi-Line  North East   South Central  Central  South East  North Central

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

Title IV Resources
Title IV, Part A: Student Support & Academic Enrichment
Fact Sheet-New Title IV A Funds 8-28-18
Non-Regulatory Guidance - Student Support and Academic Grants

Summary of OPI Activities August 2018
September 2018 OPI Collections Calendar
OPI Newsletter Archive-August 2018
Summary of Activities July 2018

Click HERE to view OPI materials from past years.


Western Region President:  Tom Stack, Superintendent, Clintons 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 -- Missoula Country Club - 3850 Old U.S. Highway 93

Meeting Agendas and Minutes:

W MASS Meeting Minutes 9-5-18
W MASS Meeting Agenda 9-5-18

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:  Kara Sperle, School Finance Division Administrator - [email protected]
Meeting Dates and Location:  First Wednesday at 10:00 AM each month (September - May) - Flathead Valley 
Community College.  FVCC Campus Map 

Meeting Agendas and Minutes:     

NW MASS Meeting Agenda 9-5-18

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 - Deputy Superintendent of Education Services - [email protected]
Meeting Dates and Location:  First Wednesday at 11:30 AM each month (September - May) - Mackenzie River Pizza, Belgrade. 

Meeting Agendas and Minutes:

4R MASS Meeting Agenda 9-5-18
SAM Update 4R MASS 9-5-18

Click HERE to view 4 Rivers Region MASS materials from past years.


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

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:  Jule Walker - Deputy Superintendent of Operations - [email protected]
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:

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

South Central 

South Central Region President:  Alex Ator, Superintendent, Roberts Schools -  [email protected]
South Central Region OPI Rep:  Gwen Poole, Instructional 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:  Gregory Dern, Superintendent, Roy Schools -
Central Region OPI Rep:  Jack O'Connor, Title I and Federal Grants Unit Director - [email protected]
Meeting Dates and Location: 2nd Tuesday of each month (September - June) with the exception of January.  Meetings will be held 
in the Lincoln Board Room – Lewistown School District. Note: The January meeting will be held January 15, 2019.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes:

C MASS Meeting Agenda 9-11-18

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.

NOTE:  September Meeting will be held on Monday, September 10th.  There will not be a meeting in October due to MCEL.  
Meeting Agendas and Minutes:

SE MASS Agenda 9-10-18

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 12:00pm 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.