Posted: Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:25pm Updated: Mon, 07/27/2020 - 11:27am

ProvidersThis webpage is for potential iCAP course providers. If you are a school or student, you can learn about our approved providers in the course portal.

Approval Process

  1. Review the potential iCAP provider list
  2. Verify provider eligibility requirements
  3. Confirm targeted course list
  4. Submit an Initial Approval Application
    1. Upload evidence
    2. Attach signed assurances
    3. Revise and resubmit application based on IDOE feedback
  5. Receive notification of IDOE decision
  6. Maintain course and report on progress
    1. Carry out the program/courses described in the application
    2. Abide by the approval assurances and criteria
    3. Submit to monitoring and rescindment processes
    4. Meet performance targets
    5. Submit an annual report to IDOE


Potential iCAP Course Providers:

  1. Indiana School Corporation with a most recent available letter grade of C or higher
  2. Indiana institution of higher education
  3. Non-profit provider
  4. For profit provider


Course Provider Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Acknowledge the responsibility to uphold any pertinent federal or state law, rules or regulations in the delivery of courses, including, without limitation, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

  1. Adhere to Accessibility Guidelines as outlined in Section 508 Accessibility Standards from the U.S. Access Board.  

    1. Append a copy of a Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPat) with the application.

    2. Meet conformance level A of the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

  2. Meet reporting requirements as outlined in Indiana Code 20-30-16 (Sections 11-12).

  3. Provide parents and students an evaluation of the course. Indiana Code 20-30-11(4)

  4. Work with the department to negotiate an iCAP course tuition fee for an enrolled eligible student for each course offered and all course materials.

    1. The negotiated iCAP course tuition fee must be identical for every enrolled eligible student. Indiana Code 20-30-16-10

    2. The course tuition fee should account for the school providing instructional and logistical support to the student (ie: mentoring) and not be equal to the portion of Average Daily Membership (ADM) funds.

    3. Courses will be reimbursed 50% upon registration. The remaining 50% of the reimbursement is only available if the measured student outcomes for the course access program course meet requirements set by the department, per Indiana Code 20-30-16-10(c).

  5. Satisfy at least one of the following measures of quality for course(s) submitted for iCAP approval:

    1. Course level evaluation using Quality Matters for each course proposed

    2. Course level evaluation using the iNACOL standards for online learning

    3. Courses proposed are part of an approved course catalog at an Indiana institution of higher education

Targeted Courses

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) is accepting courses from approved providers for the following:

Provider Application

After considering the information regarding eligibility, targeted courses, and the approval process, interested providers may access the online applications to become an iCAP course provider and for courses they would like to submit for inclusion in iCAP. To apply to be a course provider, complete the provider application. To propose courses in the targeted areas listed above, submit them using this form

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