Board of Public Education/Office of Public Instruction Internship
Students who have been hired into a school administrative position in Montana requiring an administrative license, but have not met the academic requirements for a Class III license, may be eligible for Class V license which will allow them to practice as an administrator while obtaining the required coursework. While holding a Class V license they must be enrolled in a Board of Public Education (BPE)/Office of Public Instruction (OPI) Internship program and be supervised by a university faculty member licensed at the appropriate level.
BPE/OPI Internship only pertains to those students who have been hired into and are currently working in an education administrative position requiring licensure, and are more than 6 credit hours away from having met the academic requirements for licensure and endorsement at the appropriate level.
In order to be considered for the BPE/OPI Internship, candidates must first be hired into an administrative position within a school.
Educational Leadership Faculty
Dr. Jason Cummins, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
Email: [email protected]
Dr. Bill Ruff, Professor of Educational Leadership
406-994-4182 Email: [email protected]
Dr. Tena Versland, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
406-994-6799 Email: [email protected]
Graduate Program Assistant
PO Box 172880
Montana State University
Reid Hall 215, Bozeman, MT 59717-2880