Information for Educators
College Challenge is a win-win program for high schools, students, and the
High school students earn college credit (at a significantly reduced rate) and high
school credit simultaneously for courses offered in their high schools. Tuition
fee waivers are available for students eligible for free or reduced lunch
programs. Please review the
College Challenge Student Guide for all program details.
High school teachers enhance their courses and engage in professional
development in their disciplines.
The University has the opportunity to create new lines of
communication with prospective college students, high school principals,
guidance counselors, and teachers.
Apply Today To Become a College Challenge Instructor
Indiana State University welcomes new instructors.
High school educators interested in offering College Challenge courses at
their schools can download all necessary forms and information (below). As
a first step, please complete and return the Teacher application (below) with
all requested documentation to the College Challenge Director at the address at
the bottom of this page. Once an application file is complete, the College
Challenge Director will forward the file to the appropriate academic liaison
within the discipline for a review and decision regard the potential
partnership. The liaison will contact the teacher with any questions during the
review process. Once a decision is made, the College Challenge Director will
notify the school and teacher in writing of approval or denial. If denied, the
teacher will receive information regarding the reason for denial. If approved,
the teacher will be notified of next steps for teacher orientation, which must
be completed before the partnership can take effect.”
Agreement: Information for high school officer, assistant principal, or
of Understanding: To be signed by high school officer, assistance
principal, or guidance director
Application To Teach College Challenge Courses: To be completed by high school teachers after their high school has submitted the appropriate
partnership paperwork (documents 1 & 2 above).
Levels with Descriptions: This document explains the three levels of
lecturer that may be approved to teach a College Challenge course. Please be
aware that not all lecturer levels are available in every discipline, and
decisions regarding a high school teacher’s eligibility to teach college-level
courses within the discipline are made by the academic department. College
Challenge teachers must have credentials consistent with instructors teaching
the same course on the ISU campus.
For further information or assistance contact the College Challenge Director.
Information for Current College Challenge Instructors
If you are a current College Challenge instructor, please note the following
registration process for Fall 2011 is deadline driven, and it is critical
that all deadlines are met to ensure proper and timely processing of all College
Challenge student registrations. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the
timeline requirements in advance of the next semester.
- An annual summer workshop is held each summer. All high school teachers and
ISU department chairs are required to attend this annual training for
certification and accreditation purposes. Details on workshops are sent to
teachers by the College Challenge Director. Teachers are paid a stipend for
attending the summer workshops to cover travel costs and time of attending the
- All teachers are also required to complete and submit the Academic Renewal Form on an annual basis, beginning Fall 2009.
College Challenge Program
Indiana State University
134F Tirey Hall
Terre Haute, Indiana 47809
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