Teacher Credentialing Grant Program

Request for Grant Applications

The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) are requesting grant applications to support graduate coursework for high school teachers who need additional qualifications to teach college courses under the College Credit Plus program.

House Bill 166 allocated up to $3,000,000 for grants to support graduate coursework for high school teachers to receive credentialing to teach College Credit Plus courses in a high school setting. The Departments of Higher Education and Education have prepared the following materials for potential grant applicants:

Grant Timeline

Please note, the schedule below is subject to change at the discretion of the departments of Higher Education and Education. Applicants will receive notice of any changes.



Aug. 30, 2019 Release of the Request for Application (RFA)
Sept. 11, 2019 Informational webinar for potential applicants
Visit the Department of Higher Education's website to view the presentation
Sept. 30, 2019 Application Submission Deadline at 11:59 p.m.
Oct.18, 2019 Awarded applications announced and grantees notified
Oct. 21, 2019 Funding process starts (for example, creation of budget within CCIP system, completion of grant agreement or assurances)
Oct. – Dec. 2019 Recruitment and application of teachers
January 2020 Anticipated first semester of enrollment in graduate courses

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