Teacher Credentialing Grant Program

Request for Grant Applications

The Ohio Department of Education and Workforce, in consultation with the Ohio Department of Higher Education, is 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.

Ohio's Biennium Budget for FY 24 and 25, House Bill 33,  allocated up to $3,000,000 per fiscal year 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 Ohio Department of Education and Workforce has prepared the following materials for potential grant applicants:

Grant Timeline

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



January 15, 2024 Release of the Request for Application (RFA)
January 24, 2024 Informational webinar for potential applicants
March 1, 2024 Application Submission Deadline at 11:59 p.m.
Early March 2024 Awarded applications announced and grantees notified
March 2024 Funding process starts (for example, creation of budget within CCIP system, completion of grant agreement or assurances)
March-May 2024 Recruitment and application of teachers
Summer 2024 Anticipated first semester of enrollment in graduate courses

Last Modified: 2/13/2024 2:31:20 PM