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.

Governor Bullock Issues Stay at Home Directive to Slow the Spread of COVID-19
We are aware that there are many questions surrounding this directive. We are working to develop further guidance and plan to post more information as it is available.

Please stay tuned for updates.

Member Resources:


Guidance on “Stay at Home” Directive and Essential Services Provided by K-12 School Districts

Further Guidance on School Closures

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

COVID-19 FAQs for State Employees from DOA

Emergency Onsite and Remote Work Procedures

COVID-19 Employee Assistance Program Resources

General Resources

NEA Resources for Members

AFT Resources for Members

MFPE offering free new benefit to members: trauma counseling

Governor’s Coronavirus Task Force

MVD – Service Updates


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 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