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Big Idea #1 - Check out the updated Content Standards page on the OPI website

The Content Standards and Instruction division at OPI has updated the K-12 Content Standards and Revision webpage. There are individual pages for each of the content standards areas and lots of resource links.  Please contact opicsi@mt.gov for any questions about these updates!

Big Idea #2 - Content Standards 101 course on the Teacher Learning Hub

Montana Content Standards 101 course on the Teacher Learning Hub is for anyone interested in getting a better understanding of how the standards are developed and the history of standards. The course is required for anyone who wants to participate in the upcoming revision process. Visit the Teacher Learning Hub to learn more about the course.

Big Idea #3 - Accepting application for committees for the upcoming revision process

The Content Standards and Instruction Division is accepting applications for revision teams to work on revising the following standards during the next two years:

  • Technology
  • Library Media - Information Literacy
  • Computer Science
  • Social Studies
  • Career and Technical Education

Visit the Montana Content Standards Revision website to learn about these particular standards. The application to be part of a revision team is also found on the website.


~ Content Standards & Instruction thanks you for reading the 3 Big Ideas ~

Colet Bartow, Director, (406) 444-3583

Jessica Bryant, Teacher Learning Hub Coordinator., (406) 444-3557

Cari Russell, Teacher Learning Hub Project Specialist, (406) 444-4422

Christy Mock-Stutz, English Language Arts, (406) 444-0736

Michelle McCarthy, Science, (406) 444-3537

Marisa Franklin, Mathematics, (406) 444-0706

Marjorie O’Rourke, Professional Learning Data & Info Specialist, (406) 444-3538

Wanda Arlint, Administrative Assistant, (406) 444-0716

The OPI is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation, require an alternate format, or have questions concerning accessibility, contact the OPI ADA Coordinator, 406-444-3161opiada@mt.gov, TTY 406-444-0235.