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Putting Montana Students First
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Superintendent Elsie Arntzen is proud to serve our Montana families, students, and teachers. Families are the foundation of learning as our parents are our first teachers. Our students are our most precious resource and the future of this great state. As a teacher of 23 years, the Superintendent knows the importance of quality educators in the classroom and is working to ensure Montana teachers have the flexibility needed to put our Montana students first.
The Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) is charged with the responsibility of providing technical assistance in:
The OPI staff administer a number of federally funded programs and provide a variety of information services, including the information systems necessary to assess student achievement and the quality of Montana’s elementary and secondary school systems.
2023 Teacher of the Year
OPI Organizational Chart
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OPI's Education Navigator
A support document for our Montana policymakers and leaders