Educator Licensure


New System Up!

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 9:38 am

On April 15, the Educator Licensure Division turned our old system off and began working in our new system, the Montana State Educator Information System (MSEIS).  Bekki, Lorri and Elizabeth are working fast and furious to learn the new system and catch up from a couple of days of “down” time while the system was implemented.  But we do expect to fall a little more behind than we have the past two summers.

As of this writing (April 24), the only online service available to you and the public is “Check Educator Credentials”.  We are hopeful to bring the other online applications up the week of April 30.  The old system allowed online application for initial Class 1, 2 or 3 (teacher and administrator) licenses and for renewals.  The new system will allow an online application for every transaction related to licensure.

IF YOU HIRE SOMEONE WHO IS IN THE PROCESS OF LICENSING, please send an email to cert@mt.gov to let us know to put a rush on that application.  We are blending a paper-based process with a more dynamic online system, and while our data converted very nicely, it could be difficult for us to discover pending items ready for processing.  We appreciate your help and patience.

For more information, contact Educator Licensure, 406-444-3150