Montana Education Excellence

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Fifteen Montana teachers presented with $3,000 stipends for earning their national board certification.

The teachers had to complete a series of portfolio and assessment exercises over a six- to nine-month period to receive the certification. It is the highest achievement an American teacher can earn.

Local food, locally eaten: Kids’ lunchtime peaches, melons and carrots are all Montana grown

It is part of a continuing Farm to School campaign that now involves the University of Montana, Salish-Kootenai College, elementary and secondary schools in Missoula, area ranchers and growers, and other organizations interested in local foods.

Bernard Osher Foundation Funds University Courses for Older Adults in the Greater Missoula Area

The public is invited to the free open house and dessert reception at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the University Center Ballroom. Attendees may join MOLLI and register for classes.

The Montana Campus Compact Presents The Sixth Annual "Building Engaged Citizens" Training, 9/22-24, Helena, MT

The organization, based at The University of Montana in Missoula, will provide leadership training for more than 100 incoming AmeriCorps and VISTA volunteers and for students throughout the state who participate in its Raise Your Voice program.

Education foundation’s grant provides books for Sidney’s fifth-grade students

The foundation’s mission statement reads, "The purpose of the Sidney Community Education Foundation is to promote, maintain and improve the quality of education in the public schools of Sidney, Mont., in ways that would not happen with traditional funding alone."

An introduction to MAPS: Media Arts in the Public Schools.

"MAPS is a terrific teaching tool for our high school students."
Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer

Dennis R. Washington Endows $2MM Fellowship at UM

"The Dennis R. Washington Horatio Alger Graduate Fellowship will rank as one of the top scholarships available to graduate students in the United States," said George Dennison, president of the University of Montana.

Giving kids a flying start – Laurel Aviation and Technology Week – Would you like to help put this on?

Organizers keep in mind the motto "knowledge is what you use to get ahead in life," Bayne said, and strive to give kids hands-on lessons to help them make life decisions. The events are open to students in kindergarten through high school.

MSU students win second in national NASA design competition

"It’s unusual for students to win a significant competition like this without having a lot of faculty involvement,"

Montana native students realizing the power of higher education

It’s one of the reasons I appreciate college towns like Missoula.

“It’s vibrant and exciting,” said Russell Daniels, a transfer student who moved here from Salt Lake City. “There’s a lot of energy, youthful energy, all kinds of energy.”