The Montana Advanced Opportunity Act: 


  • expands personalized career & technical education opportunities for middle and high school students;
  • reduces out-of-pocket costs for students and families in support of a students post secondary success;
  • empowers students to actively engage in forming post secondary success that aligns with their individual interests, passions, strengths, needs and culture; and
  • authorizes elected school boards to use advanced opportunity aid to invest in Montana students by supporting individualized pathways for career and post secondary. 


high school students



FY 2024 Transformational Learning & Montana Advanced Opportunity Webinars-  The following Zoom webinars are intended for districts interested in applying for either of these grants or needing support completing the required annual report.  Information and application documents can be found on the OPI website.  QR codes are provided below. Informational Webinar- September 8th at 10:00 am.  Meeting ID: 830 8516 5680; Password: 309448 Annual Report Support- September 21st at 10:00 am.  Meeting ID: 836 9983 0554; Password: 763464 Help Sessions- October 5th, 12th, and 19th at 10:00 am.  Meeting ID: 827 8039 6723; Password: 614216 Questions or Support?

Submission for FY 2024 begins on this page at 8am MST the first Monday in December (December 5th) and closes the 2nd Monday in January (January 9th) at 5pm MST.


If you do not see the submission area at 8am on Dec 5, refresh the site. If you're still having issues with submission, email your application to


Submission for New Applications

Submission for Annual Reports





Technical Support & Questions

Email: Krystal Smith

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