OPI Information Reporting Systems Portal

Listed below are all of the OPI Information Reporting Systems used by schools, school districts and counties. Clicking on the system name will take you to the login page for the system. If you are a new user or need help using a system, please follow the “Link to Responsible Division” for the system you need help with. All OPI Information Reporting Systems are web-based and are designed to work on all commonly available desktop computer technology platforms. Tablet and mobile platforms are not supported at this time.

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If you have questions or need help using or obtaining access to an OPI Information Reporting System, please refer to the link to the webpage of The Responsible Division below.

 

OPI Information Reporting Systems
System Name System Information Links to Responsible Division
AIM The AIM Montana Edition is used by some schools and districts to report demographic, enrollment, program participation, and assessment data forstudents. Achievement in Montana
Central Data Update Form (Contacts) The Contacts application is used by schools and districts to manage and keep current their staff contact information for the OPI. The contact information from this application is used in the school directory. Centralized Services
CNPWeb School Nutrition Program CNPWeb has been replaced by the Montana Agreement and Payment System (MAPS) which supports Montana’s schools and other community sites participating in the USDA’s National School Lunch Program and/or the Summer Food Service Program by enabling on-line applications, claims, and other data necessary for State and Federal reporting and payments. CNPWeb is available for NSLP claim adjustments through September for the 2016-2017 school year. Following September 2017, the system will be available ONLY for data retrieval, as needed. School Nutrition
Comprehensive Adult Student Education System (CASES) This system is to be used through school year 2017 (June 2017) for Montana’s schools participating in the USDA’s National School Lunch Program (not for 2017 Summer Meal Programs, which are using the new system MAPS). The CNP Web system supports Montana's schools participating in the USDA's National School Lunch Program (NSLP) by enabling on-line applications, claims, and other data necessary for State and Federal reporting and payments. There are currently over 250 Sponsors participating with over 700 schools to provide free school lunches to qualified students. Career Technical & Adult Education
Continuous School Improvement Plan (Formerly Five Year Plan) The Continuous School Improvement Plan (CSIP) application is used by schools and districts to annually enter their continuous school improvement and Title I plans which are in turn scored by the OPI. Accreditation
County The County application is web based for internal and external use of registered users to collect data, process County Equalization, and issue corresponding reports for public use. School Finance
Direct Certification The Direct Certification system is used to perform the direct certification of Montana's enrolled students in participating NSLP Sponsored Schools who qualify for free school lunches. The system imports student enrollments and eligibility information and matches them through a rules engine for reporting, and enables the Sponsor's officials to perform manual matching and collaboration, and prepares the required Federal reporting. School Nutrition
Distance Learning Provider Registration The Distance Learning application tracks Distance Learning providers and the courses they offer. Accreditation
E-Grants E-Grants is a web-enabled system for K-12 education and supports the grant application process from allocation of funds and application for funding through payment accountability, reporting to the grantor and grant closeout for both state and federal grants. E-Grants
Jobs for Teachers This system connects qualified teachers with job opportunities in Montana. Information Technology Services
K20 Data Transport The K20 Data Transport System facilitates the collection and exchange of student information required for Montana standard transcripts. Measurement and Accountability
Montana Agreement and Payment System (MAPS) The Montana Agreement and Payment System (MAPS) supports Montana’s schools and other community sites participating in the USDA’s National School Lunch Program and/or the Summer Food Service Program by enabling on-line applications, claims, and other data necessary for State and Federal reporting and payments. There are currently about 300 sponsors participating with over 950 schools and other sites to provide free and reduced price school and summer meals to qualified students and community children. School Nutrition
Montana Automated Education Financial and Information Reporting System (MAEFAIRS) The MAEFAIRS application is used to collect student enrollment information for funding purposes and provides for the distribution and collection of financial information. School Finance
Montana Comprehensive Assessment System (MontCAS ) The MontCAS application is used to record reasons a student enrolled during the testing window did not take the tests. It also collects data about accommodations given to students both standard and nonstandard. Finally it collects data about any irregularities that happened during the testing. Assessment
Montana High School Association This MHSA application is a collaboration between OPI and MHSA. This system will collect the numbers of students participating in athletics, activities, and Career and Technical Organizations. Montana High School Association
Montana State Educator Information System (MSEIS) The MSEIS application is used to license educators and manage their information. Educator Licensure
Montana Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data Retrieval System (YRBS) The YRBS application allows the user to generate their school’s survey information. If the user belongs to a District that serves more than one school, they can also generate their district’s Multi-School District report that combines all high schools (including Alternative Schools) or all middle schools into one report. Health Enhancement and Safety
Montana's Statewide Longitudinal Education Data System (GEMS)
Public Site | Secured Site
The GEMS data reporting system provides access to multiple years of data and interactive reports on student achievement, graduation rates, enrollment, program and course offerings, district and school profiles, the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), and financial information reported by school districts. Additionally, GEMS provides users the ability to compare Montana schools side-by-side. Growth and Enhancement of 
Montana Students (GEMS)
OPI Reporting Center The OPI reporting center has information available to the public such as directory information and CRT data. Has secure information that is not tied to any other application that the user must log in to see. Measurement and Accountability
Pupil Transportation The Pupil Transportation program allows designated school personel, contractors, and transportation directors to manage the financial portion of the transportation program independently. School Finance
Renewal Units Online The Renewal Unit application assists providers registration, and event entry/reporting. Renewal Units are credits a teacher can get by attending Renewal Unit Events.  Teachers get credit for taking them and the provider of the workshop gets credit for holding the event. Educator Licensure
School Discipline The School Discipline application is used by districts to complete the federally mandated discipline reporting. Special Education
Special Education Application Portal The SPED Applications Portal is the central web application for Special Education. It houses the applications for Child Count Verification, Exiting Verification, and Post School Outcome Survey. These applications are used by school districts/coops to complete federally mandated reporting. The Portal houses the Monitoring application, used by OPI Compliance Monitors and part-time employees to complete the review of special education files per the General Supervision responsibilities under IDEA. Special Education
Sponsor Application and Claims (CNP) The CNP Web system supports Montana's schools participating in the USDA's National School Lunch Program (NSLP) by enabling on-line applications, claims, and other data necessary for State and Federal reporting and payments. School Nutrition
Terms of Employment Accreditation and Master Schedule (TEAMS) The TEAMS application used to collection information about terms of employment, accreditation, and master schedules.  It is also used to determine schools' accreditation status. Accreditation
Traffic Education Data & Reporting (TEDRS) This Traffic Education application is used by school districts to input their annual district application, report their year-end results and create a student list containing all students who took Driver's Education. Health Enhancement & Safety
USDA Foods USDA Foods has been replaced by the Montana Agreement and Payment System (MAPS), Food Distribution Program module. The system has been archived, and the data is available through back-end database inquiries. School Nutrition