County Superintendent electronically authorizes second semester transportation claims (consisting of one copy of each district claim).
Deadline for trustees to request county election administrator to conduct school elections for next year. The school district clerk/election administrator is designated the election administrator for school elections. However, the trustees of any district may request the county election administrator (EA) to become the election administrator for school elections. The request must be made by a resolution of the board of trustees. If the county EA accepts, then he/she must perform all the duties the school clerk would have. The school district must assume all costs of the election
Last day to request grant amendments (budget and program modifications) for projects that will end June 30.
Trustees must submit form PAA-3 (Application of Additional ANB) to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for opening a new school, creating a new 7-8 grade accredited program, or opening a new kindergarten
Candidate completes and files Oath of Office with the County Superintendent. *Newly elected trustees may not be seated until the oath is filed. The issuance and the oath may be administered at the organizational meeting (below) but must be completed within 15 days of issuance. **In the event of a recount, the deadline for a candidate to complete and file the oath is 15 days from receipt of the certificate of election.
Monthly lunch, breakfast and snack counts are due the 10th of each month. Counts are submitted in the Montana Agreement and Payments System (MAPS) for National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or Seamless Summer Option (SSO) reimbursement.
See OPI’s Back to School Page for more information on SSO and important updates.
OPI pays grant cash requests submitted from April 26 – May 25
Grant cash requests submitted from May 26 through June 17 will be processed and paid on June 20.
There are no payments in the month of July. The next grant payment will be made on August 10.
Direct State Aid
Quality Educator Component
At Risk Student Component
Indian Education for All
Student Achievement Gap
Data for Achievement
(SPED) State Special Education
FY 2021 “Yellow Book” audits are due to OPI by June 30, 2022, for entities with federal expenditures less than $750,000 and revenues greater than $750,000.
Entities that had revenues less than $750,000 are required to have a Financial Review once every four years. If your district is required to have a Financial Review for FY2021, the report is due to OPI by June 30, 2022.
Please remit audit reports and correspondence to OPIAuditReports@mt.gov .
For more information, contact Dan Moody, 406-444-0701
End of school fiscal year. All budget appropriations lapse except appropriations for “uncompleted improvements in progress on construction” and properly authorized obligations to purchase personal property in manner prescribed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
The district may encumber current year appropriations for valid obligations existing as of June 30. Encumbrances outstanding at year end shall be added to current expenditures to arrive at the budgetary basis expenditures for the year