At the annual Montana Conference of Education Leadership held in Missoula on October 18, 2018, Justine Alberts, Literacy Coach at Central and Bryant Schools, was selected as the recipient of the Jay Erdie Memorial Mentor Scholarship. The award is sponsored by School Administrators of Montana, Montana Unified School Trust, and the Erdie Family.
Dr. John Jay Erdie was a Montana School Superintendent who was well known for his efforts in mentoring promising educators into becoming school administrators. He realized the value of training and retaining quality principals and superintendents.
Justine will receive a $1000 award which will support her continued school administration work at the University of Montana.