JOIN US for the Montana Data Use Culture Conference held September 26 – 27, 2017 at Radisson Colonial Hotel in Helena, Montana.

This year's conference hosts two keynote speakers. Dr. Kyle L. Peck is a leader in innovations in using technology and data in new and creative ways that puts students, teachers, and school leaders back into the center of reform agendas. Jaimie Casap is the Education Evangelist at Google. Jaime evangelizes the power and potential of technology and the web as enabling and supporting tools in pursuit of promoting inquiry-driven project-based learning models.

Registration is now open! 

Go to our
website for more information or CLICK HERE to Register for the 2017 Montana Data Use Culture Conference.  To ensure your space please register before September 11th, 2017

Breakout session topics include: Data Literacy - Evidence-Based Practice - Data Quality - Continuous Quality Improvement - Data Governance - Best Practices for Data Use and Dissemination - Data Visualization - Evaluation - Data-Driven Decision Making

Lodging - We have a large room block reserved for the Montana Data Use Culture Conference participants at the Radisson Colonial Hotel Helena.  To make your reservation, please call the hotel direct at 406-443-2100 and refer to the “OPI – MDUC Conference” to receive the special discounted group rate of $95.00 plus tax a night. Rooms at this rate will be held until Sunday August 27, 2017, so please make sure to book your room(s) right away.

For questions, please contact Michelle Eckert, Conference Coordinator, at 406.243.6842 or or contact the Office of Public Instruction directly at (406) 444-5222 or

Please feel free to forward this to anyone that may be interested.  See you in September!


The 2017 Montana Data Use Culture Conference Committee

Registration has now opened and the conference is filling up fast.  If you or your organization want to exhibit at this year’s conference, please complete the Exhibitor form using the link below by Friday, August 4th.

Click here for the online MDUC - Call for Exhibitors Form


Why should you be there?

  • Networking Access to: Superintendents - School Counselors and Psychologists - Grant Writers - IT Staff - Data Analysts - University Faculty - Graduate Students - PK – 12 Teachers - Principals - County Clerks
  • Free Registration – MDUC has an outstanding lineup of Keynotes & Breakout Sessions. 
  • Your organization will be listed in the attendee’s packets & throughout the conference
  • Participants will be encouraged to visit the Exhibitor Hall during breaks (where catering will be available)


If you are no longer representative for your organization or know someone else who may be interested in attending, please feel free to forward this message on.

For more information on the MDUC Conference please visit our website:


We hope to see you there!