About Us

Location: WM-CSPD is Region 5. CSPD Region 5 counties include Flathead, Lake, Lincoln, Mineral, Missoula, Ravalli, & Sanders.

Population: Districts: 77;  Schools: 154;  Administrators:180;  Certified staff: 3016;  Students: 40,077

Mission: WM-CSPD is a force for change that promotes high quality professional learning opportunities and services which support communities of lifelong learners to achieve successful outcomes for ALL children, youth and the Western MT community.

Vision: Your Resource for Professional Learning!

Partners include Region 5 RESA/WMPLC, University of Montana School of Education, Missoula Curriculum Consortium, Missoula Public Schools, Northwest Montana Educational Consortium, NW-MASS, W-MASS, Small Schools Alliance, the Office of Public Instruction & the Montana Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and School Districts in Region 5.

Structure: WM-CSPD is governed through an Executive Committee which includes representatives from key partners. Input is provided to the Executive Committee through the WM-CSPD Council, which meets four times per year. Further input on specific professional development needs is provided by the WM-CSPD Professional Development Teams.

WM-CSPD Program Coordinator

Cass Rocco 


Office Manager
Tylyn Newcomb 
406-206-5404;  Fax: 877-334-9716