Idaho State Board of Education Introduces New Assistance Program

Mom and daughter using a laptop

Empowering Parents

Idaho Customers Only

Applications for the 2022-23 school year are now closed.


About the Empowering Parents Program

Odyssey in partnership with the Idaho State Board of Education is bringing the Empowering Parents program to families across the state of Idaho. If you are a parent or guardian of an Idaho student(s) in grades kindergarten through grade 12, attending a public, private, or is homeschooled, you can apply for these funds.

Eligible Families can:

  • Receive a credit for $1,000 per child up to $3,000 per family to be used in the Empowering Parents online marketplace.

  • Once the account is created and eligibility verified, monies are deposited into the awardees account and are available to be spent over a 24 month period.

  • Eligible purchases include computers and technology, internet access, instructional materials, tutoring services, and educational services and therapies through approved vendors in the Empowering Parents online marketplace.