The following qualifications and criteria are designed to assist school districts in their decision-making process for professional development, curriculum, and other needs (see lists below) that are related to Indian Education for All and student achievement issues. The Office of Public Instruction (OPI) offers this guidance to help schools sort through the variety of available educational services and materials so that the most effective and culturally relevant services and materials will be highlighted for use in Montana schools. It is up to each local district to make choices that meet its needs. We hope this process will help tailor professional development, curriculum, materials, etc. that districts provide to improve Indian student achievement and deliver appropriate instruction about American Indians to all Montana students.
Juneau, Denise, "A Guide for Evaluating Indian Education Services, Products, and Materials" (2009). Tribal Nations Documents. 2.