School Library Connection


Contact Information

Educator Licensure
Office of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 202501
Helena, MT 59620-2501

406- 444-3095

Montana Department of Education:

Certification Requirements

Teacher Licensure Needed: Yes

Master's Degree Needed: No

Praxis II Library Media Content Test Needed: Yes. The candidate must score 150.

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.

Option one:

Option two:

Option three:

Reciprocity: Yes, but one must meet the state's requirements for licensure. 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

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