Academic Support, cont'd
College of Education
Completed in 1972, the College of Education (COE) building houses academic programs as well as the Montana Center for Inclusive Education. In addition, Information Technology provides technology support and services for computing, applications, multi-media production, and student computing. Construction of the two-story addition was completed in the Spring of 2000 and boasts state-of-the-art classrooms.
Big Sky American Indian Project
The Big Sky American Indian Project is a grant funded program in the College of Education. The Big Sky American Indian Project provides a variety of teacher preparation services for American Indian students through recruitment, retention, multicultural curriculum enrichment, and the provision of culturally appropriate student support services for Native students. Active partnerships with tribal colleges and K-12 schools support the Big Sky American Indian Project in meeting goals.
Montana Center for Inclusive Education
The Montana Center for Inclusive Education is dedicated to creating a fully inclusive society that values people with disabilities and their perspectives. To meet this vision, the Montana Center collaborates with campus, regional, state, and national programs in support of increasing the number of leaders with disabilities.
The Montana Center serves as a training and technical assistance resource to people with disabilities, families and agencies throughout the state. The activities of the Center are funded by a variety of state and federal resources.
The staff of the Montana Center has professional skills related to disability in the areas of employment, work incentives, rehabilitation counseling, transition, hearing conservation, community integration, and collaboration. Through its unique array of programs the Center provides students opportunities to apply skills in a supervised setting. In addition, the various programs of the Center offer unique opportunities for students to engage in study and applied research. The center also maintains a wealth of research resources in the Center’s library and on their web page www.msubillings.edu/mtcd.
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