The Board of Public Education approved the continue the use the ARP-ESSER district plan in place of the Continuous School Improvement Plan (CSIP).The  ARP ESSER LEA PLAN must be updated within the last 6 months to be used as the replacement for a CSIP plan. If a district's plan is not up-to-date, the district and associated schools will be in deficiency status. Please contact Wendi Fawns for ARP ESSER update information.
If your district did not take ARP-ESSER funds please complete the CSIP like normal. 


Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM) 10.55.601


To ensure continuous education improvement, the Montana Board of Public Education established the requirement for a continuous school improvement plan.  The school district and each of its schools shall develop, implement, and evaluate continuous school improvement plans and make the plans available to the public. These plans shall be reviewed on a yearly basis to reflect a continuous improvement process.


Each plan shall include:
  • a school district level educational profile;
  • the school district’s educational goals;
  • a description of strategies for assessing student progress toward meeting all content standards; and
  • a professional development component.



Continuous Improvement



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