Dear Partners in Education,

We greatly appreciate the feedback and input you have provided and we are currently thoroughly reading it at this time.  We are also analyzing the peer review feedback other states have received and are looking for common technical issues we can correct prior to submission.

Please see the Long Term Goals Power Point for further details on goals and the accountability system.  We will continue to meet with our partners in education throughout August to gain more feedback and input.


May & June

OPI Staff work sessions,  Statewide Visits to Discuss ESSA & Focus Groups Begin

July 12th

Draft to the Public

August 11th

Draft to the Governor

September 14th

Submit the Montana Plan to the Department of Education for Peer Review

Please send feedback, input and questions to