General Information

Regular Monthly Meetings
The Missoula County Public Schools’ Board of Trustees generally meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. The meeting is normally held at the Business Building, 915 South Avenue West, but periodically the location varies. Please confirm the location on the Public Meetings Calendar. Upcoming meetings are:
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Tuesday, March 10, 2015 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Tuesday, April 14, 2015 
Tuesday, September 9, 2014Tuesday, January 13, 2015Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Tuesday, February 10, 2015Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Committee Meetings
The Board of Trustees has three main committees that meet monthly. The meeting locations and dates for these committees are fairly regular, but subject to change when impacted by holidays or other conflicts. Generally, committees meet at the following times, but anyone wishing to attend these meetings should confirm dates and times on the Public Notice calendar:
  • Teaching and Learning (T & L) Committee - meets first Monday of the month, Noon, Business Building Board Room, 915 South Avenue West. Committee Chair: Jim Sadler, Trustees Michael Beers, Marcia Holland, Heidi Kendall, Jennifer Newbold
  • Finance and Operations (F& O) Committee - meets third Wednesday of the month, 3 p.m., Business Building Board Room, 915 South Avenue West. Committee Chair: Marcia Holland, Trustees Debbie Dupree, Diane Lorenzen, Julie Tompkins, Ann Wake
  • Personnel, Negotiations and Policy (PN&P) Committee - meets last Wednesday of the month, Noon, Business Building Board Room, 915 South Avenue West. Committee Chair: Mike Smith, Trustees Heidi Kendall, Joe Knapp, Jim Sadler, Ann Wake

Meeting Agendas and Minutes 
An agenda and supplemental materials can be obtained 48 hours in advance of any public meeting. Agendas are available on the public meetings calendar or by contacting Carol White, Executive Administrative Assistant, at the Administration Building, 215 S. Sixth West in Missoula, 728-2400, ext. 1023. Minutes for meetings are also uploaded to the calendar as soon as they become available. Agendas and supplemental materials are also made available to the public at each meeting. 
Giving Public Comment
The public is welcome to comment on any item that is not on the agenda during the designated "public comment" section of the agenda. The Board chairperson will call for public comment on action items of the board when the item is up for discussion. Generally, a three-minute time limit per speaker applies and all speakers should sign in for the record.
Special Accommodations
Anyone who wishes to attend a meeting and needs accommodations for a disability should contact Carol White, Executive Administrative Assistant,  at 728-2400, ext. 1023, at least three days in advance of the meeting.  

Viewing Meetings on MCAT
The Board of Trustees' regular monthly meetings, as well as its three monthly committee meetings, are broadcast on Charter Cable Channel 7 and 11. The monthly school board meeting is broadcast live at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month on Channel 7. Replays of the board meeting, in addition to taped committee meetings, are shown at various times. The schedule of meetings may vary sligtly week to week, so check the MCAT website at for more detailed programming schedules. 

Trustees:  View profiles of the elected trustees. Contact each trustee.