Montana - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Policy

Educator Licensure Policy
Policy Type: 

In order to become a certified teacher in Montana, an applicant must have at least a bachelor's degree, completed a Montana teacher certification program, and completed a supervised teaching experience..


(1) Teacher, specialist, or administrator licenses may be issued by the Superintendent of Public Instruction to applicants who submit acceptable evidence of successful completion of an accredited professional educator preparation program
(2) Applicants for an initial Montana Class 1 or 2 license must verify completion of a supervised teaching experience as part of an accredited
professional educator preparation program.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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