We are always looking for new opportunities to further the professional development of our current and past students. We are happy to announce that we have developed an online short-course through MSU’s Academic Technology and Outreach office. This is a particularly exciting endeavor as it provides an opportunity for educators to continue learning online about an important topic in education today.

Moving Towards Proficiency and Standards-Based Grading

Course will allow teachers to explore different grading systems and to think through ways to incorporate proficiency and standards-based grading into their existing practices.


Course Length: February 3rd, 2020 – March 13th, 2020 (5 weeks)

Course Cost: $75 one-time fee with an optional additional $25 for OPI/CEU credit (Applies to Montana Teachers)

Instructor: Dr. Kate Solberg, EdD

A former MSSE graduate (2008) who has exceptional expertise in Standards-Based Grading and proficiency scales as well as curriculum development for over twenty schools across the West Fargo School District in North Dakota.


To register, please go to the Online Registration Portal and follow the prompts.

If you have any questions or concerns about registration, please feel free to reach out.