Montana State Legislature

2021-2022 Education Interim Committee

Next Scheduled Meeting:

January 24-25, 2022
Room 102, Montana Capitol/Zoom

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Committee Staff:

Pad McCracken, Researcher
Laura Sankey Keip, Attorney
Bri Nordhagen, Secretary

The Education Interim Committee (EDIC) is a joint bipartisan committee of the legislature that meets between legislative sessions. The EDIC’s statutory duties include review of proposed administrative rules and draft legislation, as well as completing any studies assigned to it. The committee also monitors the operations of the Board of Public Education, the Office of Public Instruction, the Board of Regents of Higher Education, the Montana Historical Society, the Montana Arts Council, and the Montana State Library

Committee Members

November 18, 2021: Agenda - Minutes Log - Audio / Video

September 13-14, 2021: Agenda - Minutes Log 1 - Day 1: Audio / Video  Minutes Log 2 -  Day 2: Joint meeting agendaAudio / Video

July 14, 2021: Agenda- Minutes Log - Audio / Video


Assigned Study

HJ 47 - Study Educational Programs for the Incarcerated

Committee Topics

In addition to its statutory duties, the committee will devote time over the course of the interim to:

Teacher Recruitment and Retention (including school employee health benefits)

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

School Innovation and School Choice


The committee may develop legislation related to its assigned studies or oversight duties as the interim nears completion. Draft and approved legislation will be posted here as it becomes available.