Advanced Opportunities allow for students to individualize their high school learning plan to get a jump start on their future. These options include dual credit, workforce training, certification exams, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate programs.
The Advanced Opportunities program can provide funding for students who want to take advanced course work while attending an Idaho public school in grades 7-12.
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An initiative of the State Board of Education in partnership with Idaho’s employers, Next Steps Idaho is designed to help you understand and pursue the many education and career opportunities available to you.
Dual Credit programs are a collaborative partnership between Idaho’s colleges/universities and high schools to deliver college-level courses to high school students. Dual Credit programs give these students the opportunity to receive both high school and college credits for pre-approved courses. Students who register for Dual Credit courses receive a letter grade based on work completed during the duration of the class which will be reflected on a college transcript. Credits are transferable to Idaho colleges and universities, and many other institutions outside the state.
IDCTE, in partnership with our stakeholders, provides leadership and coordination of programs in career technical education which prepare Idaho’s youth and adults for high-skill, in-demand careers.
This is accomplished only though the collaboration and commitment of our local institutions, educators, and industry partners. As you learn more about how we support the front-line working to accomplish our mission, I encourage you to engage in our mission—whether encouraging our youth and adults to take part in career technical education programs available to middle school, high school, college, or adult students, or engaging as an industry partner with your local program.