Comprehensive System of Personnel Development Serving Eastern Montana
We are looking for nominations for the 2016/17 Para Educator, Para Educator Teacher team, and student award.

Who can you nominate for the 2017 awards?  Nomination forms are under the recognition awards tab.

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Training Opportunities

Train the Trainer Session
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 (Dawson Community College-Glendive, MT-Ullman Center Lecture Hall)
Cost: Free! 4 CEU credits (OPI) and 4 SWP/MFT/LAC credits will be available.
(Lunch is not provided)
To register: email Mary Di Biase at mytmary@bresnan.net with "Glendive Skills Training" in the subject line.
In your email include the names of individuals attending the session and the name of their employer.
Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 5 at 5:00 p.m.
Please register for, print and bring the MYT facilitator's guide to this training. A hard copy of the Soft Skills curriculum facilitators guide will NOT be provided. To register for and print this information, visit www.montanayouthtransitions.org and click on the Soft Skills tab.

(Please Click on the Link below for the brochure from Pesa)

October 20 & 21, 2016 

Day 1 Schedule:

Registration 7:30 am - 8:30 am in Centra Annex

Workshop 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Workshop 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Day 2 Schedule:

Registration 8:00 am - 8:30 am in Centra Annex

Workshop 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Workshop 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

 Miles Community College, 2715 Dickinson Street, Miles City, MT 59301, (406) 874 – 6164


Registration Due: Friday, September 30, 2016   NO ONSITE REGISTRATION

Montana Youth Transitions
MYT will hold their state conference in Helena, November 14-16. CSPD will be giving scholarships for educators and family members to attend, we will also have some stipend monies available for travel and lodging.
For complete information go to http://montanayouthtransitions.org/ and click the conference tab.

Glendive offers a variety of hotels: Holiday Express, LaQuinta, Days Inn
Restaurants: CC's, Gusthauf, Subway, Press Coffee House in the Glendive Greenhouse

This site has a variety of Autism workshops and trainings. Click the link for more information

The Teacher Learning Hub  

"Montana educators will now have access to free, high-quality professional development without having to leave their homes," Juneau said. "The Hub is exactly the kind of innovative tool that educators in Montana can use to advance their skills." 

Teachers, administrators and all public school employees are invited to create a free account and browse the site for topics and courses. Offerings are divided into three categories; self-paced, facilitated, and video library. Current offerings include STREAM courses on a variety of math topics, interactive computer tasks, GeoGebra, and crosscutting concepts for science educators.

EdReady lets you assess your readiness for college math, see study options, and get a personalized study path to fill in knowledge gaps.


Welcome to the OPI Learning Opportunities Portal

As part of OPI’s service to Montana schools, the Learning Opportunities Portal provides information about high quality professional learning happening across the state. The portal shares a variety of workshops and trainings provided by Montana’s many professional learning providers.

Take a moment and explore what is currently happening by topic or near your location by clicking on the button below.