OPI Announces Committees for Revising MT’s Education Content Standards

HELENA, Mont. (NMB) – The Office of Public Instruction has established three Negotiated Rulemaking Committees to review Montana’s K-12 education state Content Standards in the areas of Social Studies, Career & Technical Education, Computer Science, Technology, and Library Media.

The committees will provide recommendations to the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Board of Public Education for updates and revisions to Montana’s Content Standard in these categories which will go into effect in the 2021-2022 school year.

The committee members represent parents, students, educators, tribal members, and content specialists from around the state. They will meet in Helena in early December.

Locals appointed to the Social Studies Committee includes Craig Mueller from Havre and Tony Warren from Turner. Daniel Lantis from Hays was appointed to the Career and Technical Education Committee. Mistyne Hall from Browning and Carla Swenson from Glasgow were appointed to the Computer Science, Technology, and Library Media Committee.

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