Earn your first two years of college credits for free!
Teacher Recruitment Education and Preparation Program
TREP creates the opportunity for qualified students in a teaching career pathway to have two years of college paid for after their senior year.
To qualify you must meet the following requirements:
- Remain enrolled at the high school for a fifth year. (You will take courses on the college campus, not on the high school campus.)
- Be under the age of 21.
- Have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
- Be on track to meet all high school graduation requirements by the end of your senior year.
- Have completed, or be on track to complete, at least 9 credit hours of college coursework prior to the completion of your 12th grade year (Concurrent Enrollment classes, CTE courses, and/or AP courses with a qualifying score on the AP exam count towards credit hours - see AP document for more info).
- Not be in need of basic skills or remedial course work as defined by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education's (CCHE) remedial education policy.
- Have satisfied the minimum prerequisites for the college classes before your enrollment in the course, including having the required SAT, ACT or Accuplacer scores.
- Have an updated Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) with your HS counselor.
- Apply for the College Opportunity Fund (COF).
- Apply to and be accepted into the Colorado postsecondary institution where you plan to take college classes.
For more information, please visit the district TREP page.
Additionally, students interested in pursuing a career in education might want to enroll in the P-Teach program during high school. Please visit our P-Teach page to learn about even more opportunities to earn college credits and pursue your chosen path.