The safety of our members, their families, and the Montanans we serve is our top priority. MFPE is monitoring the situation closely and will be updating this page ( as information becomes available. In the meantime, please use the following resources and guidelines.

Member Resources:



Distribution of k-12 CRF to Schools

Guidance: CRF for Schools

MT-PEC Emergency Public School District Policies

CDC Guidance for Schools

CDC: Interim Considerations for K-12 School Administrators for SARS-CoV-2 Testing

MT-PEC  Back to School: A Roadmap to Safely Reopen Montana’s Public Schools Using Emergency School District Policies

MFPE Bargaining Advisory for k-12 locals

MFPE and MTSBA Endorsed MOA Template for K-12

COVID-19 FAQs for Education Professional from MT-PEC

Health and Safety Planning for COVID-19 Self-Audit Checklist & Best Practices from MT-PEC

Digital Learning & COVID-19 Q&A and Resources

State Employees

Demand to Bargain for State Employees

Know Your Rights – Returning to Work at Public Employee Workplaces

Directive implementing related to state correctional and state-contracted correctional facilities

COVID-19 FAQs for State Employees from DOA

Emergency Onsite and Remote Work Procedures

COVID-19 Employee Assistance Program Resources

General Resources

COVID-19 Waivers: Don’t Sign

ADA – Reasonable Accommodations FAQ

NEA Resources for Members

AFT Resources for Members

MFPE offering free new benefit to members: trauma counseling

Governor’s Coronavirus Task Force


Job Service Montana Contact Information

Contact MFPE

Health Resources:

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Montana DPHHS

Q&A on coronaviruses (COVID-19) – World Health Organization

Frequently Asked Questions – Centers for Disease Control

Mental Health Information and Resources

News and Updates:

Governor Bullock Extends Directives Issued to Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic 4/9/202

Governor Bullock Issues Stay at Home Directive to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 3/26/2020

CARES Act Summary 3/26/2020

Governor Bullock extends closures and updates social distancing requirements 3/24/2020

DPHHS Announces Plan to Continue Services While Temporarily Closing Some Offices in Response to COVID-19 3/18/2020

Montana to cover coronavirus tests for uninsured; Bullock announces aid for businesses, workers 3/17/2020

Bullock orders closure of K-12 schools for two weeks 3/15/2020

MFPE Annual Conference Postponed 3/15/2020

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses, you can take simple steps to protect yourself and your family.

  • Stay home if you’re sick or able to work from home
  • Avoid contact with sick people when possible
  • Cover your cough and sneezes with the crook of your elbow or a tissue
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth and wash your hands frequently
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe