About Us

 Western Montana Comprehensive System of Personnel Development  
(WM-CSPD) is part of Montana CSPD which is a unified personnel development system that ensures quality educational programs and services for all children and youth.   

The state has five regions for CSPD.  In our Region 5 WMCSPD serves Flathead, Lake, Lincoln, Mineral, Missoula, Ravalli, and  Sanders counties.

Region V includes 77  Districts. 154 Schools with 180  Administrators:and over 3,000 Certified staff who serve  the educational needs of over 40,000 students.

Funding for the service we provide comes from the Special Education Division of the Office of Public Instruction

Our 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.

WM-CSPD is governed through an Executive Committee. 

Coordinator                        Chair                                     Chair – Elect

M. Cass Rocco                 Sara Cole                        Charity Chef (past chair)                               

WMCSPD                     Kalispell Sp Ed Director      Ronan Sp Ed  Director          

PO Box 1681                  (406) 751-3408                        (406) 676-3390

Trout Creek, MT  59874


Input is provided to the Executive Committee through the WM-CSPD Council, which meets five times per year (see Home page calendar for meeting dates and locations)..  

If you are interested in becoming a board or council member contact Cass Rocco.