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TREP Program

The TREP (Teacher Recruitment Education & Preparation) program creates the opportunity for qualified students in an educator career pathway to concurrently enroll in postsecondary courses and earn college credit at no tuition costs to them or their families, for up to two years after the 12th grade year. Thompson currently works with Front Range Community College and Aims Community College. 

  • Eligibility: Students who have completed at least one course in the Educator Pathway during their 12th-grade year may be eligible to participate in the TREP program
  • Is college ready and not in need of basic skills coursework in the selected pathway in which he/she enrolls.
  • Completes an Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) prior to declaring intent to participate in TREP.
  • Applies to and is accepted into a postsecondary degree program at a qualified Colorado institution of higher education.
  • Has been selected for participation by his/her high school principal or equivalent school administrator.
  • Are required to authorize the use of your College Opportunity Fund (COF) to help pay for your college course costs at a college/university that receives COF funding. Please note that college-level credits earned through TREP will be deducted from the student's COF lifetime credits account maximum.
  • Complete application process during senior year.
  • Participants must meet all graduation requirements for the Thompson School District.
Deadline to Apply for TREP:
  • The deadline to submit your TREP application for the 24/25 school year is April 26, 2024.
TREP Paperwork
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