College of Technology

Contact Us

  • Tom Putnam
  • Region V Transition Coordinator
  • Email: putntho2@isu.edu
  • Phone: (208) 282-4663
  • Fax: (208) 282-4641
  • Lindsey Nye
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Email: nyelind2@isu.edu
  • Phone: (208) 282-5410
  • Region 5 Tech Prep
  • ISU College of Technology
  • 921 S. 8th Ave., Stop 8380
  • Pocatello, ID. 83209-8380

PROFESSIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION ADVANCED OPPORTUNITIES

Professional-Technical Education Advanced Opportunities provide high school students with the technical skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to prepare for high skill, high wage, and high demand occupations.

DUAL TECHNICAL CREDIT

  • High school students simultaneously earn credit toward a high school diploma and a postsecondary degree or certificate
  • Dual Technical Credit is awarded for the successful completion of a course
  • The cost is $65 per credit and fees are paid at the time of registration
  • Eligible to use Fast Forward funding

TECHNICAL COMPETENCY CREDIT

  • High school students document proficiency in skills and competencies in an approved high school professional-technical program
  • Competencies are evaluated for postsecondary transcription at a later date (up to two years)
  • The cost is $10 per credit
  • Not eligible to use Fast Forward funding
  • Student must receive a B- (80%) or better in their class to be eligible for college credit
  • If a student wants to receive college credit, they must complete an application along with a $10 per credit fee
  • Students have up to two years after high school to receive college credit
  • For questions on how to transcript credit, please contact Tom Putnam at 282-4663.

HOW DOES IT SUPPORT YOU?

  • Allows students to earn college credit in high school
  • Significant savings on college costs by earning low-cost credits in high school
  • Eliminates duplication of courses
  • Provides a jump start on college education and may shorten time needed to complete college
  • Introduces basic skill development for specific vocations and careers

Program Information Sheet PDF

IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY

921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209