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


The submission window for FY 2026 new applications and annual reports will open Monday, December 2, 2024 at 8am.


OPI Staff are here to help:

Krystal Smith, Operations Manager


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