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Role Model Resources

Learn how to get started as a UM role model.


We Are Montana Speakers Bureau

K-12 teachers, book your visit with a UM role model.

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Role Model Spotlight

UM Pharmacy Role Model Sherrill Brown ignites students' curiosity.



We Are Montana in the Classroom is dedicated to inspiring K-12 students about higher education. Each year, thousands of Montana K-12 students engage with University of Montana faculty, graduate students, and professionals through We Are Montana in the Classroom.

Our Services

For K-12 teachers: We can connect you with UM role models-faculty, staff, and graduate students-to visit your classroom. Visiting UM role models lead hands-on activities related to their research and creative scholarship and share their personal experiences with higher education and the work force.

For UM faculty, staff, and graduate students: We provide robust professional development and evaluation tools to help you plan and lead successful K-12 school visits.

For UM departments and programs: We can collaborate to help plan, implement and evaluate successful K-12 engagement.