Region II Comprehensive System of Personnel Development is a collaboration of regional stakeholders that is dedicated to providing education and training for general and special educators, administrators, other service providers, and parents. CSPD is a vital component of IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) along with the Montana State Plan for Special Education.
CSPD provides funds for:
Technical Assistance provided for the purpose of better programs and services
for all children and youth in the state of Montana.
How to access these funds:
Funds are available to public schools or other public agencies to provide opportunities for professional development. The state of Montana is separated into 5 regions. Region II encompasses the counties of Blaine, Hill, Liberty, Cascade, Chouteau, Glacier, Pondera, Teton and Toole. These funds can be used to co-pay trainer/presenter fees for a group or to co-pay a specific training the applicant is attending in this region.
Scholarship requests can be filled out online no later than one month prior to the event. Funds will be available on a first come, first served basis and must be utilized prior to June 30 of the current school year. All decisions for funding are made by action of the Region II CSPD Council based on specific criteria related to need, impact, district/agency support, and the request for funds application.