Ohio Tech Prep Request for Proposals Public Questions

Ohio Tech Prep Request for Proposals Public Questions

  • Are local education agencies, including joint vocational school districts and lead districts within Career-Technical Planning Districts, eligible to submit a proposal?
    1. Yes, local education agencies are eligible to submit a proposal to serve as a Tech Prep Regional Center.
  • What is the average award size for the Tech Prep Regional Centers grant?
    1. Previous award allocations have ranged from $325,900.40-$595,808.01. Allocations are based partly on the number of students and identified CTE concentrators in the region. All final award allocations for the FY22-23 biennium will be determined after awardees have been selected and the state budget has been approved.
  • What is the role of the Tech Prep Regional Centers in providing technical assistance to Business Advisory Councils in the region as described in the deliverables?
    1. Awarded Tech Prep Regional Centers will be provided professional learning opportunities to increase their knowledge around the Business Advisory Council rating and awards system. Proposals should include any relevant history and experience on behalf of the proposer in providing technical assistance to Business Advisory Councils, as well as a proposed approach for achieving these goals.
  • Will be there a template for the work-based learning needs assessment outlined in the deliverables?
    1. Direction from the Ohio Department of Education will be provided to awarded Tech Prep Regional Centers in completing the needs assessment, including the use of a template or other such expectations for the deliverable.
  • Are attachments a required part of the proposal?
    1. Proposals should be submitted adhering to the Proposal Requirements as identified in the Request for Proposals. All attachments or additional materials can be submitted at the proposers discretion.