In order to ensure workforce training courses are meeting the needs of students and are available for funding requests through the Advanced Opportunities (AO) program the following steps are required.
Step 1. Provide details below.
Step 2. Include any supporting documents for the course (i.e. cost justification or letter of support).
Step 3. Provide a signed approval from the Academic Officer of your institution for courses to be considered.
What you will need:
Letter of support from Academic Officer (e.g. President, Provost, or Vice President of Academic Affairs)
Course cost justification
Upon review of the information, the Idaho State Department of Education, in collaboration with Idaho Career Technical Education and Workforce Development, may request additional information. Courses will be reviewed for AO approval three times a year. Requests for Advanced Opportunities must be submitted by the deadlines in order to have a timely review.
For students to be able to access funding for new workforce training courses please submit by the following deadlines:
For August to September student availability submit new course request by
For November to March student availability submit new course request by
For May to June student availability submit new course request by
*Once courses are approved, they will be automatically considered for the following years AO funding.