• The Fast Forward program provides every student attending an Idaho public school an allocation of $4,125.00 to use towards Advanced Opportunities in grades 7-12. The program was expanded by the Legislature in 2016 through the passing of Senate Bill 1292.

    Career and Technical Education (CTE) students can use the funding to pay for certain CTE exams.  Here is the breakdown for the 2017-18 Schoo Year:

    • CNA Exams 173 exams $8,645.00 (Certified Nursing Assistant Program)
    • EMT Exams 34 exams $2,720.00 (Emergency Medical Technician Program)
    • Pharmacy Technician Exams 42 Exams $5,350.00 (Pharmacy Technician Program)
    • Auto Desk 19 exams $$1,393.50 (no specific program alignment)
    • CompTIA 2 exams $398.00 (Pre-Engineering Program)
    • ETC Four Storke 1 exam $49.00  (Small Gasoline Engines Program)


    A total of 271 CTE exams for a total of $18,555.50