MT Advocate of the Year


The M
ontana Advocate of the Year Award
 recognizes individuals who contribute to the implementation and improvement of school counseling programs. These individuals demonstrate their belief in and support of school counseling programs that impact school counselors and their students at the local, state, and/or national level.

Congratulations to Amy Leary with MPSEOC the 2020 Advocate of the Year!

Amy Leary – Executive Director – Montana Colleges | Montana Post  Secondary-Educational Opportunities Council | LinkedIn
Video of Amy being awarded MT Advocate of the Year

Past Advocates of the Year:
  • 2020- Amy Leary, MT Post Secondary Educational Opportunities Council
  • 2019 - Susan Anderson, Lewis & Clark Elementary, Missoula
  • 2018 - Frenchtown Administration (Jake Haynes, Mark McMurray, Riley Devins, and Aaron Griffin), Frenchtown Schools
  • 2017 - Todd Garrison, Elevate Montana
  • 2016 - Kathy Olson, Billings Public Schools, Billings
  • 2015 - Jennifer Courtney, Big Sky HS, Missoula
  • 2014 - Brian Ayers, Chief Joseph Middle, Bozeman & Deb Black, Skyview High, Billings
  • 2013 - Mary Johnson, Browning Public Schools, Browning
  • 2012 - Heather Davis-Schmidt, Missoula County Public Schools, Missoula
  • 2011 - Barry Grace, Kalispell Middle, Kalispell