Office of the Superintendent

Board of Public Education to meet in Helena on November 3-4, 2011

Monday, October 31, 2011, 5:01 pm

The Montana Board of Public Education will meet at the State Capitol, Room 152 in Helena on November 3-4. Agenda topics include recommendations for approval of the Montana Common Core K-12 Content Standards in English/Language Arts and Mathematics, an update from the Chapter 55 Joint Task Force, a request from Rocky Mountain College to add Broadfield Science to its curriculum for its educator preparation program, recommendations for approval and denial of requests for Alternatives to Standards, a recommendation for approval of an amendment to ARM 10.55.909 to require the statewide student identifier on the permanent student record, and a recommendation for adoption of OPI's Quality Educator Critical Shortage Areas report (posted at The agenda for the BPE meeting can be found at

For more information, contact Nancy Coopersmith, Assistant Superintendent, 406-444-5541