Access to Info
Access to Info
Contact: Byron Yankey
Description: One login portal for students k-20.
Description: There are a lot of reports about OST for many topic areas including STEM, College & Career Readiness, Nutrition, 21st CCLCs etc. America After 3PM spans a decade of data chronicling how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m. — the hours after school ends and before parents typically return home from work.
Website: National High School Center
Description: A report with statistics that highlight some of the challenges and opportunities facing high school students after graduation.
Description: Idaho Leads builds leadership capacity in Idaho’s K-12 public schools by working with a community of professional learners including trustees, superintendents, principals, teachers, parents and community members. The newsletter supports this effort.
Cost: N (free through guest version)
Description: Complete listing of all vocational and technical programs in the state of Idaho. Information includes cost, location and student demographics. There are also links to website and a breakdown of the programs offered.
Description: College planning resource through Peterson’s with major sections on searching through colleges, how to choose the right school, how to get in, and how to pay. They have a quick school sort tool based on the type of school someone is interested in and the program of study they are exploring.
Description: Resource for anyone in the state of Idaho. Most notable is the LiLi Databases. Links to quality newspapers, reference books and more and LiLi express which offers a variety of free practice tests for SAT, ACT GRE etc.
Description: Department-wide blog with content ranging from economic development in the state, to unemployment information, to tips for students on interviewing and education. Posts are weekly.
Description: Idaho is a member of Complete College America. Complete College Idaho is our plan for addressing the State Boards goal of having 60% of Idaho’s 25-35 year olds having a college certificate or degree by 2020. Please see website for strategies.
Contact: Andy Mehl
Description: * Coming soon * Web portal to allow anyone to register and make a data request. Data request is handled by an electronic workflow and provides status back to requestor. Also keeps track of all data requests, tracks status, provides alerts, and provides a completed research web page.
Description: National entity that promotes Career Technical Education. In Idaho it is referred to as Professional-Technical Education. Idaho’s Division of Professional-Technical Education belongs to this National entity.
Contact: IDLA Regional Coordinator or Ryan Gravette
Description: Currently deployment of customized portals are offered to schools for free. Over 30 have been deployed and many more are in progress. The portals facilitate access to IDLA courses and other online access through single sign on and links.
Contact: Byron Yankey
Description: A one-stop web resources for students and parents regarding college and career
Description: My Idaho Courses allows students, parents, and educators to access digital courses offered by Idaho schools, colleges and universities, Idaho Digital Learning Academy and more, with the assurance that the courses are taught by Idaho-certified teachers and meet Idaho’s high academic standards.
Description: IDLA offers online courses to middle and high school students – to find course go to the website or talk to a school counselor or IDLA site coordinator (located at most middle and high schools around the state).
Contact: Kristi Enger
Description: PTSO coordinators serve as liaisons to PTE students statewide, both at the secondary and postsecondary level.
Contact: Paul Hill
Description: As part of its mission to discover limitless learning opportunities for all Idahoans, the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation, a private family foundation based in Boise, launched the Rural Opportunities Consortium of Idaho (ROCI). ROCI brings together some of the nation’s best thinkers to conduct research on the challenges of rural education and identify innovations, programs and models to address them. This effort will inform a national body of work on rural education and explore implications for increasing the educational attainment and economic competitiveness of Idahoans and Americans.