Introduction and Objectives

Welcome to the Montana Office of Public Instruction’s GEMS training module.  


The purpose of this training is to enable you to effectively use the tools and functions in the Growth and Enhancement of Montana Students (GEMS) site.


At the end of this training, you should be able to:


         Describe the purpose of the GEMS site

         Briefly describe the kinds of information that can be found in GEMS

         Efficiently navigate within GEMS

         Perform a keyword search

         Locate and compare Montana schools

         Locate and download documents

         Generate and download reports

         Describe the purpose of Data Analysis Dashboards

         Download data from the Data Analysis Dashboards


Select a topic from the drop-down menu above or click “Next” to continue.