Office of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 202501
Helena, MT 59620-2501
Phone: 406- 444-3095 (local) or 888-231-9393 (in-state toll free)
Montana Office of Public Instruction: http://opi.mt.gov/Cert/
Teacher Licensure Needed: Yes
Master’s Degree Needed: No
Praxis II Library Media Content Test Needed: No
Other Testing Needed: No
Description: Montana offers three options to obtain a Library Media endorsement.
Evaluation Process for Licensure
A Competency Review for eligible individuals is required.
- If the candidate holds a current license from the NBPTS in a licensable area in Montana, a license will be awarded.
- Graduated within the last five years from an accredited program
- The candidate has held a license within the last five years.
Reciprocity: Montana follows the Interstate Agreement with the 50 states and the District of Columbia in the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education & Certification (NASDEC). However, one must meet the state’s requirements for teaching licensure because it is not a law. Further information can be found at http://www.nasdtec.net/?InterstateAgreements