College of Commissioner Science

The Montana Council offers the College of Commissioner Science training three times a year throughout the state.

PROGRAMS OFFERED

Bachelor Degree of Commissioner Science

New Commissioners and those planning to become a member of the Commissioner’s Staff

Requirement: Completion of a minimum of seven courses of instruction being offered.

Performance: Approved by the District Commissioner, District Executive, and faculty headed by the Dean of the School of Bachelor of Science.

 

Bachelor Degree of Roundtable Science

ADC Roundtable, Roundtable Commissioners, and those planning to become a member of the Roundtable Staff

Requirement: Completion of a minimum of seven courses of Roundtable instruction being offered.

Performance: Approved by the District Commissioner, District Executive, and faculty headed by the Dean of Roundtable Studies

 

Master’s Degree of Commissioner Science

Prerequisite: Bachelor of Commissioner Science Degree; Currently a Registered Commissioner, earned the Commissioner Arrowhead Honor.

Requirement: Completion of seven additional courses of instruction (total of 14).

Performance: Approved by the District Commissioner, District Executive and the Dean of the Master’s program.

 

Doctor of Commissioner Science

Prerequisite: Master of Commissioner Science Degree; Currently a registered commissioner, have been awarded the Commissioner’s Key

Requirement: Completion of ten additional courses of instruction (total 24).  At least five of the courses must be at the Doctor’s program level.  Completion of a thesis or research project on any topic that is of value to Scouting in the Montana Council. The Dean of the College, Dean of the Doctor’s program and the Staff Advisor must approve topic and final paper.

Performance: Serve on the College of Commissioner Science faculty as an instructor or a support staff member for at least one year.  Approved by the Dean of the College, the Council Commissioner and the Council Executive.

 

Certificate of Achievement in Postgraduate Studies

This certificate may be earned as often as a participant desires (whether or not they have complete the Doctor’s Degree).

Prerequisites: Currently a registered Commissioner; Master of Commissioner Science Degree.

Requirement: Completion of any seven additional courses of instruction.

Performance: Approval of the Dean of the College, the District Commissioner and the District Executive.

Postgraduate Courses offered in this session of the College will be:

BCS 106    A Commissioner’s Priorities                     BCS 114    Good Commissioners & Professional

Relationships

MCS 304   Commissioner Lifesaving 2                      MCS 311   All About Assistant District

Commissioner

MCS 317   How to Remove a Volunteer                   MCS 321   New Unit Service

 

Certificate of Achievement in District Commissioner Studies

District Commissioners and those interested in the duties of the District Commissioner

Requirement: Completion of the program of courses of instruction being offered.

Performance: Approved by the Council Commissioner, District Executive, and the Dean of District Commissioner Studies

 

NEW: Commissioner Recharge Program

For Commissioners who have previously taken the Bachelor, Master and Postgraduate programs and who have not attended a commissioner college in the past 3 years.      Topics include commissioner overview – changes and updates; and, a look at the five commissioner focus areas: Supporting Unit Growth and Retention, Contacting Units, Linking Units to Resources, Supporting Charter Renewal, and, Delivering Effective Roundtables.

 

Tuition is $25. (Covers materials, lunch, and snacks). Pre-registration is highly recommended to avoid cancellation of classes

Registration Information

Registration Form

TRAINING SCHEDULE

Next College:
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
Billings, MT

Future College Offerings:
TBA