Below is the schedule for the 2017 assessment and data conferences:

 January 12-13, Hilton Garden Inn, Missoula

 February 1 -2, Double Tree by Hilton, Billings (formerly the Crowne Plaza)

  •        NOTE:  The conference dates have been changed as has the name of the site.
  •        Information and registration   
           online: 
    http://opi.mt.gov/curriculum/MontCAS/index.html?gpm=1_9
  •        Make hotel reservations:  406-238-4309.  For the conference rate, the room block code is Room Block Code OPI.
  •        Reservations made for the cancelled January dates need to be cancelled.  Please call the Double Tree to cancel and/or rebook.

The conference program is being finalized and will be available by December 1.  The format will be similar to previous years and will focus on the administration and other facets of all the MontCAS assessments and data.

We are pleased to announce our keynote speakers for the first day of each conference:

  •        Kelly Elder, the 2017 Montana Teacher of the Year, will present the keynote address at the Missoula conference.
  •        Tammy Lacey, Great Falls Superintendent, will present the keynote address at the Billings conference.

 Please share this information with your colleagues. Thank you.

 Happy Thanksgiving. 

Judy Snow
Outgoing State Assessment Director
Montana Office of Public Instruction
406-444-3656
jsnow@mt.gov
FAX:  406-444-0743