December 11, 2017


To:      Superintendents, County Superintendents, All Principals, Special Education Directors, Cooperative Special Education Directors, and Interested Persons

From:   Danni McCarthy
            School Improvement Specialist


Re:       Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA)—Written Assessment Dates


Attention all Interpreters:

The EIPA Written Assessment dates for the spring of 2018 are as follows (and subject to change):

  • March 31, 2018, at 9:00 a.m.

  • May 12, 2018, at 9:00 a.m.

All Written Assessments will take place in the Office of Public Instruction (OPI) Training Room located at 1227 11th Avenue, Helena, MT. There are only five slots available per test date.

If you would like to take the Written Assessment, please contact Danni McCarthy at Please—only register to take this assessment if you have not taken it before or have taken it before but have not passed.

If you have questions in regards to what the Written Assessment entails, please visit the following link:


Thank You.


Danni McCarthy

School Improvement (Monitoring)

Early Childhood (619 Coordinator)

Hearing Conservation Program

Educational Interpreters Specialist

Montana Office of Public Instruction