Apply for RemotEDx subgrants to increase the number of students earning industry-recognized credentials by Feb.12

Apply for RemotEDx subgrants to increase the number of students earning industry-recognized credentials by Feb.12

1/11/2021

A new funding opportunity is available from RemotEDx, Ohio’s suite of remote learning supports. This latest subgrant from RemotEDx is aimed at building and strengthening education and industry partnerships to increase the number of students earning industry-recognized credentials. The subgrant is available to workforce development groups that partner with an educational service center, school, district or consortium of schools or districts to help students continue their education through earning industry-recognized credentials. Applicants have until Feb. 12, 2021, to apply for grant awards of up to $150,000. A technical assistance webinar will be held on Jan. 19, from 1-2 p.m. To attend, RSVP here. Then, join the live presentation here. Awards will be given to eligible applicants who present the most collaborative, innovative and impactful proposals that address one or more competitive priorities:

  1. Deploying an awareness campaign: Eligible applicants should outline a plan to implement an awareness campaign that emphasizes the importance of high school students earning industry-recognized credentials and promotes locations where credential training can be completed.
  2. Providing professional learning: Eligible applicants should provide a framework of professional development opportunities for educators or other key professionals identified within the partnership (such as school staff or industry representatives who will assist with credential training or mentoring).
  3. Designing, developing and implementing creative remote learning solutions: Eligible applicants should explain a plan for assisting students in earning qualifying credentials in a remote setting that provides free access to necessary equipment, supplies, hands-on training, videos or simulation equipment for earning the industry credential and uses or complements existing online training and makes it available in the RemotEDx Exchange.
Eligible applicants include business advisory councils, industry sector partnerships, other regional- and state-positioned workforce and industry groups and nonprofit organizations focused on education or student success.

More details about this new grant opportunity and how to apply are available on the RemotEDx website.