Office of the Superintendent


Applications Accepted for Quality Educator Loan Assistance

Friday, January 31, 2014, 10:42 am

The Quality Educator Loan Assistance Program is available for educators working in schools identified as impacted schools and teaching in licensure or endorsement areas that are impacted by critical quality educator shortages. The Quality Educator Loan Assistance Program provides the direct repayment of educational loans of eligible quality educators for up to 4 years. The total annual loan repayment assistance may not exceed $3,000.

Applicants must submit a completed application to the Montana Guaranteed Student Loan Program (MGSLP) no later than March 31, 2014. Late and incomplete applications will not be accepted. The application is available here:

http://mgslp.org/repayment-options/discharge-and-forgiveness/quality-educator-loan-assistance-program

 Ranking of need for educators in particular fields:

  1. Special Education
  2. Career and Technical Education
  3. Mathematics
  4. Music
  5. English
  6. Science
  7. Speech-Language Pathologist
  8. World Languages
  9. Social Studies
  10. Library
  11. Art

Click here for complete report on Critical Quality Educator Shortages http://www.opi.mt.gov/PDF/cert/CrShortageDec2013.pdf

 

For more information, contact Madalyn Quinlan, 444-3168