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

Input is provided to the Executive Committee through the WM-CSPD Council, which meets four 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.

Cass Rocco



195 Kirby Lane Bigfork MT 59911


Tina Blair


West Valley School Dist. MS Principal

(406) 755-7239

Sara Cole

Chair – Elect

Special Ed Director Kalispell Dist #5

(406) 751-3408