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Scheduled Events

October 15, 2019

Western Aerospace Scholars Program Online Application Deadline

  • Western Aerospace Scholars Program Online Application Deadline is 11:59pm. The Western Aerospace Scholars is seeking Montana middle and high school teachers. Up to $2,800 in stipends and 60 Montana OPI Renewal Units available. For more information and registration, please visit 2019-2020 WAS Junior Online Academic Evaluator Application or .

October 25-26, 2019

STEM in the Rockies Workshop

  • The Montana Learning Center has teamed up with the Montana Department of Transportation - Aeronautics Division to bring you a unique opportunity to be on the forefront of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) education right here in Montana! Come and learn about engaging hands-on curricula that will excite you and your students about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This STEM in the Rockies workshop also includes an introductory flight in one of the Aeronautics Division’s aircraft.
  • Teachers who participate in STEM in the Rockies will receive 20 Montana Office of Public Instruction renewal units and an array of aeronautics-themed activities that can be done with their students. Room and board is also provided free of charge for participants at the Montana Learning Center.
  • Space is limited to only 18 participating STEM teacher leaders who teach in the formal classroom setting in Montana, so apply today! Applications are due October 1st. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance shortly after the application deadline.
  • STEM in the Rockies workshop is proudly designed and delivered by fellow Montana teachers and pilots. This opportunity is led by award-winning science teachers Dr. Walt Woolbaugh Ryan Hannahoe. Support for this opportunity is provided by the Montana Department of Transportation - Aeronautics Division.

For more information and registration, please visit the workshop's website or contact , MDT Aeronautics Safety and Education Bureau Chief at 406-444-9568.

October 30, 2019

Western Aerospace Scholars Program Online Application Deadline

  • Western Aerospace Scholars Program Online Application Deadline is 11:59pm. The Western Aerospace Scholars is seeking Montana high school sophomores and juniors for a two-part program focused on the history and future exploration of space by NASA and topics in earth and space science. Applications are available at Museum of Flight or .

November 15, 2019

Aeronautics Board Loan Grant Application deadline.

January 15 –16, 2020

Aeronautics Board Meeting.

For more information contact 406-444-2506.

January 19-21, 2020

Association of Montana Aerial Applicators (AMAA) 2020 Convention and Trade Show

  • Attend the AMAA trade show at the Heritage Inn in Great Falls, Montana for educational opportunities, networking with peers, visit with new vendor and suppliers, and have FUN! Pre-register by .

For more information contact Colleen Campbell at 406-781-6461.

February 28-29, 2020

Montana Aircraft Mechanic Refresher & IA Renewal Seminar

  • The annual Montana Aircraft Mechanic Refresher & IA Renewal Seminar will be held in conjunction with the annual Montana Aviation Conference at the Heritage Inn in Great Falls, Montana. Due to limited seating, IA Mechanic Seminar registrations will be accepted until sessions are full. There are four sessions, each containing four hours of training. When registering, indicate which sessions you plan to attend. Only two sessions are required to meet Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 65, §65.93(a)(4) for IA renewal. Online Conference Registration will be available soon!

For more information contact Aeronautics at 406-444-2506 or .