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Fast Forward Funds
The Fast Forward portal (https://advancedops.sde.idaho.gov/) to request funds for FALL CONCURRENT CREDIT COURSES, IB EXAMS, OVERLOAD COURSES and/or CTE EXAMS is open from AUGUST 26th - SEPTEMBER 20th.
Students taking concurrent credit courses with a FALL registration date, registering for IB Exams, CTE Exams, and/or overload courses must log on to the Fast Forward portal (https://advancedops.sde.idaho.gov/) to request the funds. (Click HERE for information on Overload courses.)
It is important that students and parents remember to complete the following steps:
1. Participation Form - Completed in Power School parent portal, under "update student information". The Fast Forward Participation Form only has to be completed electronically ONCE during high school. If already completed, move on to step 2.
2. Create a Fast Forward Account in the portal by September 13th. If already completed, move on to step 3.
3. Log on to the Fast Forward portal to request funds for college courses with a fall registration date, IB Exams, CTE exams, and/or overload courses by September 20th.
4. Register for college course through the educational institution, such as BSU, ISU, NNU or CWI. Concurrent credit teachers will provide information and instructions on registering for the course(s) through the institution. IB and CTE teachers will provide information and instructions on registering for the IB exam. Overload course information can be obtained from the school counselor.
Questions regarding the course and registration or exams, should be directed to the teacher.
Step by step detailed instructions are available on the RHS or District website!
Students who fail to request Fast Forward funds will be financially responsible for payment to the college or educational institution sponsoring the course!
The cost of concurrent credits has gone up to $75 per credit! With the increase, Seniors are encouraged to check their Fast Forward balance! Many students have exhausted a majority or all of their funds and may be financially responsible to the college(s) for the concurrent credit fees!
Counselors will be providing Fast Forward help sessions in the Computer Lab the following dates during lunch:
Tuesday, September 3
Wednesday, September 4
Thursday, September 5
Monday, September 9
Wednesday, September 11
Thursday, September 12
Monday, September 16
Tuesday, September 17
Thursday, September 19
Questions about Fast Forward Funds: Email Tammy Schneider (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Questions about the Concurrent Credit Course, IB Exam or CTE Exam: Email Instructor of Course