EDGE Credit

Earn a Degree - Graduate Early (EDGE) Credit

Putnam Career and Technical Center participates in the Earn a Degree – Graduate Early initiative as defined in West Virginia State Code §18-13-1. The initiative focuses on aligning curriculum to connect public schools with higher education to provide the opportunity for students to earn community and technical college credit free-of-charge.


Students must fill out a Transcript Request form from the community and technical college they plan to attend. Use the link below to find a college that participates in EDGE and request 

To ensure EDGE credits are properly transferred, please select your community college and follow the individual school’s directions for requesting EDGE credit.

If you are planning to attend a post-secondary institution not listed, please contact the admission’s office for that institution directly, as well as your high school or technical center counselor to request EDGE credit.

If you have questions about your high school transcripts, please contact your high school counselor.

Please be reminded that it is up to the individual institution as to the amount of EDGE credit awarded.