Process for Adding new Industry-Recognized Credentials

Industry-recognized credentials can also be used to qualify students for high school graduation.

How IS the list built?

Industry-Recognized Credentials can be added to the approved list in two ways.

  1. Industry-Recognized Credentials tied to Ohio’s In-Demand Occupations are included on the list.
  2. The public may submit credentials to the Department for consideration using the application posted below.

Application Process

Community stakeholders, including schools, districts, parents, and businesses may submit credentials to the Ohio Department of Education for consideration. Below is the application for addition for the 2020-2021 school year.
 

THE APPLICAITON WINDOW FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR CLOSED ON DECEMBER 15, 2019. YOU MAY VIEW THE APPLICATION BUT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW SUBMISSIONS.

The FY 2019-2020 list has been updated with new credentials added.

Per the State Board of Education, credentials must have significant and ongoing demand in order to be considered. 


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Last Modified: 7/7/2020 3:02:43 PM