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. Provide courses in the Approved Workforce Training .csv document and upload below.
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
Course template upload document
Upon review of the information, the Idaho State Department of Education, in collaboration with Idaho Career Technical Education and Workforce Development, additional information may be requested. 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, to be made available for students.
For students to be able to access funding for new workforce training courses please submit by the following deadlines:
For August to September student access window submit course request by July 1st.
For November to March access window submit course request by October 1st.
For May to June access window submit course request by April 1st.