Elizabeth A. Kaleva was raised in Missoula, Montana. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Boston College in 1991. Bea graduated from the University of Montana School of Law in 1995.
Elizabeth serves as counsel for school districts in all areas of employment and school law. Specific practice areas include: contract negotiations, employee misconduct and discipline, student misconduct and discipline, special education and federal programs, and Board of Trustees practice and procedure. She provides litigation defense to school districts and their employees in federal and state courts, arbitrations, and administrative agencies relating to all aspects of school district operations.
She has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America in 2014, 2015 and 2016 for the areas of education law and employment law, and was named the Best Employment Law Lawyer for the Missoula area in 2015.
Dr. Udo Fluck
Dr. Udo Fluck is excited to bring two decades of experience in educational program development and training to the position of Director of Global and Cultural Affairs. Udo has directed intercultural and global-competence-building programs at the University of Montana between 2004 and 2016. In recent years he expanded his efforts, providing seminars for Montana’s classrooms, communities, non-profits and businesses, promoting cultural and international cooperation and understanding. Born and raised in Wiesbaden, Germany, Udo came to Missoula in 1989 for his undergraduate and graduate education. He maintains his connection to UM, teaching evening and weekend courses and seminars in cultural awareness and global skill development. Udo, his wife Nancy and their two children enjoy skiing, music, cooking and entertaining local and international friends. Udo is excited to promote and provide increased visibility for Arts Missoula, strengthening cultural diversity and enhancing socio-cultural cooperation.
Greg Zorbas has 20 years as a classroom teacher and coach and is a co-founder of Classroom Without Walls (CWOW). He was recognized as BP Teacher of Excellence in 2013 and was named the 2014 Alaska Society for Technology in Education Teacher of the Year. Greg was recognized by The United States Distance Learning Association for a Gold Award for Best Practice using Video conferencing. CWOW is an innovative approach to the 21st Century classroom using technology. It connects classrooms so that students and teachers are engaged in interactive lessons anywhere in the world. Greg has recently retired from team teaching world history with CWOW co-founder Rob Sparks and their collaborative model has revolutionized the learning experience in these classrooms.