The year 2017 has brought new and expanded partnerships at the Office of Public Instruction, as well as a fresh set of goals and vision for putting Montana students first. I am accomplishing these goals through four key initiatives.
HELENA—State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen and Office of Public Instruction (OPI) staff received initial feedback from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) today on Montana’s proposed education plan under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.
HELENA—State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen has selected 16 people to serve on the Suicide Prevention and Response negotiated rulemaking committee (Committee).
The Office of Public Instruction is hosting a conference in Helena November 30th through December 1st titled “Celebrating Innovative Learning”.
State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen submitted her education budget reductions today as requested by the Governor’s Office of Budget and Program Planning. Through her conservative leadership, Superintendent Arntzen has been able to avoid reductions to direct school funding while absorbing reductions to state-level activities at the OPI.
State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen announced the legislative proposals that she is recommending legislators take action on during next week’s special session.
HELENA – Montana Attorney General Tim Fox and Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen are kicking off Red Ribbon Week on October 23 by encouraging students across the state to demonstrate their commitment to living healthy, drug-free lifestyles.
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State Capital: Helena
State Flower: Bitterroot
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Animal: Grizzly Bear
State Fish: Blackspotted Cutthroat Trout
State Gemstones: Sapphire & Agate
State Motto: Oro y Plata (Gold and Silver)