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What is Skillstack?

By earning badges at your high school, you can demonstrate your skills to employers and Idaho technical colleges for college credit!

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Advanced Opportunities is a national and state effort emphasizing collaboration between technical colleges and regional high schools. Students have the opportunity to earn college credit and gain a high level of technical career skills needed for an easy transition into a technical education program then onto a high wage, high demand career! 

 How do we help you? We help you channel what you have learned in your high school CTE classes into an appropriate technical college program through earning technical competency credits. We work with all state technical colleges to ensure the best opportunities are available to all students in Region II. Please call, email, or visit our office if we can help answer any questions.

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What do Technical Competency Credits cost?

DUAL CREDIT  Catalogued College Course $65 per credit (ID students) or $324 per credit (WA students)+ course fees • Fees paid at time of registration • Credit earned simultaneously at high school and college Fast Forward eligible

TECHNICAL COMPETENCY CREDIT (TCC) Competency Based $10 per credit • Fees paid when student chooses to purchase credits within 2 years • Postsecondary credit awarded only if matriculated as a degree-seeking student at LCSC and after credit purchase • NOT Fast Forward eligible

How do you transcribe your credits?

If Technical Competency Credits are offered at your school, you will be able to request credit once you have finished your high school CTE course, enroll at Lewis-Clark State College, fill out Technical Competency Credit application, and pay the $10 per credit fee. Click here for more detailed info!