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 SAM Administrators Institute 2019

The Montana HOW
Hope for Education...Now & In the Future
* Providing Opportunity
* Having the Will to Succeed

July 29-31, 2019
Delta Hotel by Marriott, Helena

Monday, July 29
MTASCD Summit - Kristin Souers  -- "A Culture of Safety & the New 3 R's"
New Superintendent/Clerk Finance Summit - MASBO

   Tuesday, July 30
Instructional Leadership Summit 
Keynote - Sean Covel - "The Power of How"
Clinic Sessions

Wednesday, July 31
Instructional Leadership Summit 
Keynote - Garret Garrels - Pink Gloves Boxing
Clinic Sessions

Wednesday, July 31
LPLP Summit



SAM Administrators Institute 2018 Materials


SAM Administrators Institute 2018

Empowering Montana Students - Transforming Education

July 30 - August 1, 2018

Radisson Colonial Hotel, Helena

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Click HERE to View the Instructional Leadership Summit Agenda

Monday, July 30: 

SAM Leaders Professional Learning Program (LPLP) Summit:  Professional Learning for New, Experienced, and Aspiring Administrators!  (Lunch at Noon, Summit begins at 12:45pm)

Be sure to register to see what SAM LPLP is all about and learn about the exciting changes made to the program!  SAM LPLP provides a unique and innovative approach to professional learning for Montana school leaders by providing an opportunity for participants to receive student-focused, solution-based professional development designed to be responsive to the challenges and issues administrators face each day. Connecting new, experienced, and aspiring administrators throughout the state, LPLP’s multifaceted blended learning approach consists of a rich online resource center; collegial learning networks that allow participants to focus on specific topics of interest; and personal learning networks including the option of one-on-one coaching/mentoring with experienced Providers. The SAM LPLP delivery system continues to inspire many educators and leaders to understand contemporary, research-based initiatives and successful educational leadership strategies to positively impact the education of thousands of students across Montana.

Click HERE for more information about SAM LPLP!  Click HERE to register for SAM LPLP 2018-19!

MTASCD Summit:  Trauma Is A Word Not A Sentence with author Kristin Souers (8:30am - 3:30pm)

In this engaging, relevant, & practical session, learn from childhood trauma expert Kristin Souers about the importance of trauma-informed practices in the school setting. Participants will be provided with opportunities to reflect on information centered around the role that trauma plays in the school environment; the importance of self-awareness & regulation & strategies to support these in the school setting; the power of relationships & the role they play in the establishment & maintenance of school safety; the importance of self-care & the need for the professionals to have tools & strategies to support their own health. This professional development experience is for teachers, administrators, school counselors, psychologists & community health professionals. It will emphasize a strength-based approach to use with students, families, fellow faculty, school personnel & community members.  

Click HERE for more information about MTASCD Summit!   Click HERE for information about MTASCD!

Meet Kristin Souers

Tuesday, July 31:

Instructional Leadership Summit

Opening Keynote:  Eric Sheninger, ICLE - Personalized Learning     

Meet Eric Sheninger

Focus Zones:  

      • Transformation & Personalized Learning
      • Leading for Social Emotional Learning 
      • Leadership of Contemporary Issues
      • Information Security
Closing Keynote:  Keith Krueger, CoSN - Cyber and Information Security
Meet Keith Krueger

Wednesday, August 1:

Instructional Leadership Summit

Opening Keynote:  Jana Frieler, NASSP Speaker - Social Emotional Learning

Meet Jana Frieler

Focus Zones:  

      • Transformation & Personalized Learning
      • Leading for Social Emotional Learning 
      • Leadership of Contemporary Issues
      • Information Security
Closing Keynote:  Sue Meyer, Apple Education - Transforming Education
Meet Sue Meyer

Here are a few of the Clinic Sessions that will be offered:
*Digital Leadership & Learning  *SAM LPLP Social Emotional Learning CLN
*Website ADA Accessibility  *Building & Sustaining Tech Culture in Your District
*PLC's  *Cyber Risk & Mitigation Strategies for the Digital District
Raising the Bar for Learning with Technology  *RISE4MT
*SAM LPLP Trusted Learning Environment CLN  *Cyber Security
Check back for a more detailed agenda!


Past SAM Administrator Institute Materials