Substitute Teaching, Inservice & Home Schooling

SUBSTITUTE TEACHING APPLICATIONS

The Flathead County Superintendent's office provides a list of substitute teachers to the rural schools. To be put on the list you must pass a federal background check.  Contact us at 758-5720 to set up an appointment to be fingerprinted.  The fee for the fingerprinting/background check is $30.00.  Substitute training is available through the Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative (752-3302).

IN-SERVICE OPTIONS

Go to http://kalnet.io-solutions.com/pir

Certificate renewal with renewal units:
Class 2 Certificates-(Bachelor's Level)-60 units required, 40 of them must be from university course work, 20 may be renewal units. (1 semester credit=15 renewal units; 1 quarter credit =10 renewal units)
Class 1 Certificates-(Graduate Degrees)-60 units required, all may be from renewal units.

Renewal applications are available online at www.opi.mt.gov

New certificates or reciprocal applications should be directed to:
Office of Public Instruction
PO Box 202501
Helena, MT 59620-2501
(406)444-3150

HOME SCHOOLING

Montana Law requires that the County Superintendent's Office is notified annually of intent to home school . The Superintendent requires attendance records at the end of each school year. Notification/Information Packets are available in this office.

A small library is maintained of textbooks and materials that may be checked out.