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The next meeting of the Certification Standards & Practices Advisory Council will be held Tuesday, October 4, 2016 on the University of Montana-Western campus in Dillon.  Following the CSPAC meeting, the Council will meet jointly with the Council of Deans.  The agendas and materials are posted below.


Specific Questions

Wondering about upcoming meetings,  agendas, or just have a general question? Email the Board at bpe@mt.gov


Congratulations to the Vice-Chair of CSPAC, Mr. Kelly Elder, who is the 2017 Montana Teacher of the Year!  Mr. Elder is a champion for students at Helena's CR Anderson Middle School and well deserving of this prestigious award.  Read the announcement here.

The audio recording from the September 16, 2016 Board of Public Education meeting is available on the BPE tab, select 'Audio Minutes'.

Board of Public Education Event Calendar

October 4, 2016

CSPAC Meeting

Joint CSPAC/Council of Deans Meeting

UM Western

Main Hall - Model Classroom

Dillon, MT


joint agenda

agenda packet


November 17-18, 2016 Board of Public Education Meeting

Holiday Inn Park Plaza 


Helena, MT


agenda packet

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