The Montana Office of Public Instruction School Tobacco Use Prevention and Education program provides technical assistance and resources to Montana school districts.

The purpose of the program is to:

  • Expand and strengthen the capacity of local education agencies to prevent and reduce youth tobacco use in coordination with the Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program
  • Provide technical assistance to public schools by promoting compliance with the Montana Clean Indoor Air Act and in the development of tobacco free school policies. 

Kris Minard, Program Specialist - Tobacco Use Prevention Education  406.444.0785

Holly Mook, Director - Coordinated School Health Unit  406.444.0773

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