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MIDAS is our BPS system for tracking professional development. MIDAS is being used to improve security and streamline the professional development process. Please be patient as we transition to this system. If you need technical support email

PIR Trade Credit is sometimes referred to as “trade hours” or “MFPE trade”. Each certified staff member is required to earn 18 hours of trade credit per contract year.
Step-Up Credit is used to move across the salary schedule on the collectively bargained agreement.
  • Be sure you get approval before paying for or starting any course.
  • To ensure a course will count for step-up, fill out the course approval form.
As a certified educator in Montana, you need to recertify according to the guidelines set by the Office of Public Instruction.
Click an icon below to find courses for each credit type.

The Difference Between BPS Credit Types Explained

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