- If an employee has a stipend for having extra training or experience, should I r... [Article]
... has a stipend for having extra training or experience, should I report this as a separate position code or extra duty assignment?
- Should “extra duty” assignment, such as debate team coach, coaching, and other e... [Article]
...te team coach, coaching, and other extracurricular assignments, be reported using separate position codes?
- How will position codes be reported to OPI? When is the first data collection th... [Article]
How will position codes be reported to OPI? When is the first data collection that requires position codes?
- What are the position codes? [Article]
What are the position codes?
The list of school employee position codes i
- If the SEID number for a licensed educator is the person’s folio number (i.e., l... [Article]
If the SEID number for a licensed educator is the person’s folio number (i.e., licensure number on the Montana Educator Licensure System), do we have to apply f
- What is an SEID? [Article]
What is an SEID?
SEID means School Employee Identifier. The SEID number is a unique number assigned by OPI to ide
- WIDA ACCESS for ELLs Test shipping and Logistical questions [Article]
TEST SHIPPING AND LOGISTICAL QUESTIONS
I don't have a barcode label for a student; is every line on the back of the booklet (Student ID, # of years req
- ACCESS for ELLs Test - Definition [Article]
What is the ACCESS for ELLs test?
ACCESS for ELLs is an annual assessment designed to measure English Learners’ social and academic language proficiency in English.
- What are the Montana STEM Initiative goals for 2012-13? [Article]
Q: What are the Montana STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Initiative goals for 2012-2013?
- Technology Readiness Tool [Article]
August 30, 2012
The Technology Readiness Tool (TRT) will give Montana schools a convenient way to capture and report on indicators of their technology readiness for the Sm
- How do Montana students score on other measurements of academic achievement? [Article]
Student test scores have shown a marked increase over the past ten years.
- Does Montana participate in any voucher programs for ESE students to attend priv... [Article]
Montana public education does not have a voucher program.
- How would an applicant address the math-science partnership between the two gran... [Article]
Q: How would an applicant address the math-science partnership between the two grants to be described in the proposal? A: The ESEA Title II, Part B, MS
- Why is the first year of the MSP funding cycle shorter (running from October 1, ... [Article]
Q: Why is the first year of the MSP funding cycle shorter (running from October 1, 2012-June 30, 2013) than Years two and three? A: The ESEA Title II, Part B, MSP
- Are the five RESAs able to support each project? [Article]
Q: Are the five RESAs able to support each project?
A: The ESEA Title II, Part B, MSP Request for Proposals requires as active partners Montana&
- Which American Indian tribes are located on what reservations in Montana? [Article]
Blackfeet Reservation: Blackfeet
Crow Reservation: Crow
Flathead Reservation: Salish, Pend d’ Oreille, Kootenai
Fort Belknap Reservation: White Clay (Gros
- Who is an American Indian? [Article]
Legally and politically, an American Indian is a member of a tribe. Each tribe creates its own membership requirements to determine whether an individual is eligible for enrollment. Membership
- Which term is more appropriate to use, American Indian or Native American? [Article]
When referring to the indigenous peoples of Alaska or the 48 contiguous states of the United States, it is appropriate to use the terms “Alaska Natives” and “American Indians,
- What are tribal colleges and who can attend them? [Article]
Tribal colleges exist on each of the seven reservations in Montana. They are: Fort Peck Community College,Fort Belknap College, Chief Dull Knife College (Northern Cheyenne), Little Big Horn College (C...
- What does the term achievement gap mean and who does it apply to? [Article]
The achievement gap is a term used widely in national education circles to describe the persistent gaps between the academic achievements of different groups of children in the United States. I